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Kizilay, Esra; Yamak, Havva; Kavak, Nusret – Science Education International, 2019
The purposes of this study were to determine whether the departments that high school students consider choosing for their university education belong to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields or not and to reveal the relationship between their choice and gender, grade, and type of institution. The research was conducted…
Descriptors: High School Students, STEM Education, Course Selection (Students), Gender Differences
Bonilla, Sade – Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2019
I examine a new generation of Career and Technical Education (CTE) models that has shifted from isolated courses to sequences of study that integrate academics and skills in specific career areas. I use data for a competitive grant administered by the California Department of Education (CDE) that incentives K-12 school districts to partner with…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, High Schools, Colleges, Labor Market
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Gurantz, Oded; Hurwitz, Michael; Smith, Jonathan – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2017
Hispanic high school graduates have lower college completion rates than academically similar white students. As Hispanic students have been theorized to be more constrained in the college search and selection process, one potential policy lever is to increase the set of colleges to which these students apply and attend. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Graduation, Hispanic American Students, High Achievement
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Irvine, Jeff – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This study examined a linkage program between a secondary school and a community college in Ontario, Canada. The study sought to identify (a) appropriate success criteria to evaluate a high school-community college program and (b) the attributes that promote or ensure a program's sustainability. Though initially successful, the investigated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, High Schools, Community Colleges
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Rikoon, Samuel H.; Liebtag, Travis; Olivera-Aguilar, Margarita; Steinberg, Jonathan; Robbins, Steven B. – ETS Research Report Series, 2015
In this report, we describe the development of an extension of the "SuccessNavigator"® assessment for late high school settings. We discuss the assessment's conceptualization and support its application with psychometric studies detailing scale development in terms of structural analyses, reliability, and several other aspects of…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Attendance, High School Students, Test Construction
Vasavada, Natasha; Carman, Elaine; Hart, Beth; Luisier, Danielle – College Board, 2010
The College Board College Readiness Pathway is an assessment system that measures the reading, writing and mathematical knowledge and skills that students need to be on track to graduate high school college-ready. It consists of ReadiStep[TM], administered in grade eight; the PSAT/NMSQT[R], administered in grades 10-11; and the SAT[R],…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Readiness, Alignment (Education)