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Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children in Texas and across the United States. The theme of this issue is "Rejecting a Return to Tracking." Articles include: (1) Getting it…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Quality, Equal Education, College Bound Students
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2010
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) "The High Cost of Low Educational Performance": New OECD Report Finds that 25 Point Increase in PISA Scores…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, International Programs, Student Evaluation, Economic Progress
Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy (NJ1), 2009
"College Bound? Make the Right Choices" is the Pope Center's latest tool for improving colleges and universities "from the bottom up" through better choices. Its purpose is to help high school students and their parents become smarter purchasers of higher education. This booklet by Jenna Ashley Robinson helps young people think through what they…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Bound Students, Guides, College Choice
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2009
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) House Begins Work on FY 2010 Appropriations: Subcommittee Shoots Down Obama Proposal to Shift Title I Funds to School…
Descriptors: Public Education, Federal Aid, Politics of Education, Educational Indicators
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2008
This publication welcomes potential students and their parents to the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) Fall 2008 college fairs to learn about U.S. community colleges and study opportunities in the United States. U.S. location of participating colleges at Asia 2008 Fairs (map), overview of programs/majors offered at each college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Community Colleges, Exhibits
Goodrick, Joel – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2007
With many of today's high school students having the opportunity to be the first in their families to attend college, parents undoubtedly feel the stress of making sure that their son/daughter is fully prepared to enter this phase of their life. Making the transition from high school to college can be overwhelming for both parents and students.…
Descriptors: Parent Student Relationship, College Preparation, College Bound Students, Educational Resources
ACT, Inc., 2006
For almost 50 years, ACT has played a pivotal role in promoting student access into and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. Through academic and career assessments, career development tools, and extensive research, they have helped inform students, parents, teachers, career counselors, employers, and…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Access to Education
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Budget Impasse Continues in the House of Representatives: Moderates' Push for Additional Domestic Spending Postpones…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Budgets
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Sitting at Home on Graduation Day: New Report Says that 1.2 Million Students From the Class of 2006 Failed to…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Reading Programs, Academic Achievement, Reading Instruction
Johnson, Ruth S. – 2002
This book examines how educators, policymakers, and parents can use data to set achievement goals, measure school progress toward these goals, and close the achievement gap. This second edition has been updated to include current studies, policies, and practices. It includes discussions of the five stages for equity reform; tips for effectively…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Data Interpretation
Rodriguez, Rosana; McCollum, Pam; Diaz-Sanchez, Micaela; Romero, Anna Alicia; Montemayor, Aurelio – 2002
This guide provides a family approach to college planning, with the goal of helping Latino students gain college entrance. Part 1 provides basic information about college, including information about how early parents should begin talking with their children about college, how parents can help their children plan for college, ensuring that…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, College Preparation
Morrissey, Dan – 2000
This resource book for parents is aimed at helping families take specific actions to properly prepare their children--both academically and financially--for college. Chapter 1 addresses some general questions about college, including: the reasons for attending college; the types of colleges, including community colleges, technical and junior…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation
Berger, Sandra L. – 1998
This guide offers information on undertaking a comprehensive, well-organized, programmatic approach to college planning. "The College Search: Defining the Problem" provides an overview of college-planning problems and offers solutions. A comprehensive, systematic 6-year timeline is included. "Planning for Gifted Students: What Makes Them…
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students
Witthuhn, Burton O.; And Others – 1997
This book, in a question-and-answer format, poses and discusses 50 questions that high school students who intend to go to college and their parents might ask about preparing for college. Its aim is to help students clarify their goals in applying to college and develop strategies for a college-entry plan. Students are encouraged first to ask what…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students
Eddy/Northeast Health, Troy, NY. – 1995
This brief guide is a planning outline to help migrant students and parents prepare for, choose, and apply to college. The first section, "Thinking About College," offers specific tips for each grade from 9-12; discusses high school graduation requirements and college admission requirements, using Johnston County (North Carolina) schools and the…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice
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