ERIC Number: ED468370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
High School to College and Careers: Aligning State Policies. College Readiness Series.
Lord, Joan M.
This document provides a one-page summary of the policies, programs, and requirements of each state in the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) relative to the transition from high school to college and careers. The policies described are: (1) high school graduation requirements, including curriculum and tests; (2) early outreach programs (federally funded and state-sponsored) that encourage students in the middle grades and high school to prepare for college; (3) joint enrollment opportunities that enable high school students to take college-level courses; (4) college admission and placement requirements; (5) feedback reports through which colleges notify individual high schools of how their graduates performed in college; and (6) state-sponsored, merit-based scholarship programs for all students who meet specified criteria. States in the SREB, the subjects of the profiles, are: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Relevant Web sites are listed for each state. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Careers, Curriculum, Educational Policy, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Outreach Programs, Scholarships, Transitional Programs
Southern Regional Education Board, Publication Orders Department, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211, Ext. 236; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.sreb.org/main/HigherEd/readiness/ High_School_to_College.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.