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ERIC Number: ED507690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 27
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 60
Update on Research and Leadership. Vol. 20, No. 2. Spring 2009
Bragg, Debra D., Ed.: Khan, Sadya, Ed.; Kirby, Catherine, Ed.
Office of Community College Research and Leadership
Increasing rates of remediation in college and the alignment gap between secondary and postsecondary education call for further study of policies and practices to improve college and career readiness. This issue of Update on Research and Leadership features nine articles that highlight current research and practice related to college readiness and student transitions to college. It also includes a brief list of references and resources. Articles in this issue include: (1) The Early College Movement: An Interview with Nancy Hoffman (Sadya Khan); (2) Moving Forward with College and Career Readiness (Jessica Barrientos and Brian Durham); (3) Evaluating the College and Career Readiness Act (Sadya Khan); (4) The CCR Project at South Suburban College (Marybeth Beno); (5) Developing High School Partnerships (Amanda Starkey); (6) OCCRL Welcomes Dianne Bazell, New Deputy Director, Illinois Board of Higher Education (Jason L. Taylor); (7) Kentucky's P-16 Council as Agent of Change: Implications for College and Career Readiness in Illinois (Jason L. Taylor); (8) Achieve and The American Diploma Project (Erin Castro); and (9) Rethinking College Readiness (David T. Conley). (Articles are individually referenced. Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois University, Office of Community College Research and Leadership
Identifiers - Location: Illinois