College & Workforce Readiness

Obama Proposes College-Ready Exit Standards for High School

By Catherine Gewertz — January 27, 2012 1 min read
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More details are emerging on the college-affordability and -access notes President Obama struck in his State of the Union address this week. Among them? A proposed $1 billion Race to the Top for higher education.

Our Michele McNeil explains it for you at Politics K-12. To get a grant, states would have to create smoother transitions between K-12 and college, in part by making sure that high school exit standards are up to college-level snuff.

Read more in a release issued this morning by the White House.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.