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ERIC Number: ED509080
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Overview: Texas College and Career Readiness Standards
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The Texas College and Career Readiness Standards define what students should know and be able to accomplish in order to succeed in entry-level college courses or skilled workforce opportunities upon graduation from high school. This paper answers the following questions: (1) Who developed the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards?; (2) What role did the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board have in developing the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards?; (3) Why does Texas needs college and career readiness standards?; (4) How are the adopted Texas College and Career Readiness Standards Different from high school graduation standards?; (5) What is the difference between the Report of the Commission for a College Ready Texas and the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards; (6) How are the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards organized?; (7) Are the sample performance indicators provided in the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards prescriptive for all public high school teachers?; (8) How much of the knowledge and skills outlined in the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards must be mastered in order to be deemed college-ready?; (9) Before adopting the standards, did the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Commissioner of Education consider input from the public?; and (10) What are the next steps now that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Commissioner of Education have adopted the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards?
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. P.O. Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711. Tel: 800-242-3062; Tel: 512-427-6101; Fax: 512-427-6127; Web site: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Identifiers - Location: Texas