ERIC Number: ED507985
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Reference Count: 0
Perspective, May 2009
"Perspective" is a monthly e-newsletter presenting news and views from Achieve. This month's issue commences with a commentary assessing the meaning of college- and career-readiness. In doing so, it addresses some of the questions Achieve gets asked most frequently, including: What subjects are most important in defining "Readiness"? What does "College-Ready" mean? What does "Career-Ready" mean? Does College-Ready = Career-Ready? Other items in this issue of "Perspective" include: Race to the Top Funds; NAEP [National Assessment of Educational Progress] Long-Term Trend Assessments Show Mixed Results; IES [Institute of Education Sciences] State Longitudinal Data System Grants Update; Nebraska Joins ADP [American Diploma Project] Network; ADP Assessment Consortium; Legislative Updates, News Clips; and New Resources.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Algebra, Grants, Newsletters, School Readiness, Educational Finance, Management Information Systems, Group Membership, Politics of Education, College Preparation, Consortia
Achieve, Inc. 1775 Eye Street NW Suite 410, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-419-1540; Fax: 202-828-0911; Web site: http://www.achieve.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Achieve, Inc.