ERIC Number: ED528244
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
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College and Career Ready: Helping All Students Succeed beyond High School
Conley, David T.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
"College and Career Ready" offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success. The book is filled with detailed, practical guidelines and case descriptions of what the best high schools are doing. This book includes clear guidelines for high school faculty to adapt their programs of instruction in the direction of enhanced college/career readiness. It also provides practical strategies for improving students' content knowledge and academic behaviors and offers examples of best practices and research-based recommendations for change. The book considers the impact of behavioral issues-such as time management and study habits-as well as academic skills on college readiness.
Descriptors: High Schools, Study Habits, Time Management, Higher Education, Knowledge Level, College Readiness, Careers, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Student Improvement, Academic Achievement
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED555627