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Turner, Deborah A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The research topic for this study was how students enrolled in the dual enrollment programs described their perceptions of balancing high school, college, and work--life balance (WLB). The number of dual enrollment programs is growing and research on them continues to build. However, the existing research studies have not yet addressed the WLB…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dual Enrollment, Student Experience, Difficulty Level
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Callahan, Michael T.; King, Kathleen P. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
While higher education institutions seek to increase college admissions' predictions of student success, they have largely overlooked examining possible impacts of online distance education classes completed in high school. Using information from an undergraduate honors program, this study analyzed whether an indicator of undergraduate student…
Descriptors: High Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Lansing, Jiffy; Ahearn, Caitlin; Rosenbaum, James E.; Mokher, Christine; Jacobson, Lou – Educational Forum, 2017
This paper analyzes teacher responses to a distinctive reform that sought to ¬≠implement alignment between high schools and colleges. A survey of 225 teachers is used to examine teachers' perceptions of the reform's effectiveness, further resources needed, and how perceptions changed over time. The reform was perceived as effective for…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Articulation (Education), Alignment (Education), High Schools
Harvey, Darcie – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2017
Many states are experimenting with mechanisms for making college more affordable while maintaining quality and access. This report examines promising or innovative state programs to improve college affordability and credential attainment. Many of these approaches show innovative thinking and bear watching to see if they result in meaningful…
Descriptors: Paying for College, State Policy, Educational Policy, Access to Education
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2017
Dual Enrollment (DE) is an acceleration program in which students can earn credit toward high school completion and toward a career certificate or an associate or baccalaureate degree at the same time. There are hundreds of courses available to students in the DE program. DE courses are weighted toward grade point averages in the same way as are…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Acceleration (Education), Grade Point Average, High Schools
Lansing, Jiffy; Ahearn, Caitlin; Rosenbaum, James; Mokher, Christine; Jacobson, Lou – Grantee Submission, 2017
This paper analyzes teacher responses to a distinctive reform that sought to implement alignment between high schools and colleges. A survey of 225 teachers is used to examine teachers' perceptions of the reform's effectiveness, further resources needed, and how perceptions changed over time. The reform was perceived as effective for college-bound…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), High Schools, Colleges, Educational Change
Edwards, Matia, Ed. – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2016
"Gauging Progress, Accelerating Pace" is the seventh biennial report to SREB states on their progress in meeting SREB's Challenge to Lead goals for education. Each customized state report documents progress on both measurable outcomes and state policies. Through effective policy implementation, the goals can help states drive…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle Schools, High Schools
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Zoellner, Brian P.; Chant, Richard H.; Wood, Kelly – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
In a collaboration between the University of North Florida College of Education and Human Services and Sandalwood High School in Duval County, Florida, social studies and science education professors and a science teacher worked together to develop student understanding about the limited use of diesel-fueled cars in the United States when compared…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Fuels, Transportation, Foreign Countries
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
This report details Florida's participation in Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) programs and services from December 2013 through November 2014. Appropriations from member states support SREB's core operations and general services. SREB leverages the long-standing commitment of member states to attract external funding for an array of…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Regional Programs, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Alexander, Julie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Across the United States, students are entering college with a need for improvement in basic mathematics and communication skills. In 2008, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 1908 which changed the expectations for the senior year of high school for many students. Students who score within certain levels on the mandatory high school…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), High Schools, College Instruction, College Preparation
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Conner, Nathan; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
The 21st century graduate must be able to interact with people from all over the world and must also be knowledgeable about the world (Longview Foundation, 2008). In order to produce graduates that are globally competent, The National Council for the Accreditation of Teachers (NCATE, 1982) has mandated that multi-cultural education be incorporated…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Competency Based Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Agricultural Education
College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2012
The CollegeKeys Compact[TM] is a national call to action to school districts, colleges and universities, state education agencies, and nonprofit organizations to identify, share and expand programs and practices that address the needs and challenges of low-income students and help them get ready for, get into and get through college. The College…
Descriptors: College Students, Low Income Groups, Economically Disadvantaged, First Generation College Students
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Estacion, Angela; Cotner, Bridget A.; D'Souza, Stephanie; Smith, Chrystal A. S.; Borman, Kathryn M. – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2011
This study of advanced-level high school courses that offer credit toward both a high school diploma and a college degree in Florida compares one such program (dual enrollment) with others, describing the number and characteristics of grade 11 and 12 students enrolled overall and by district. It also examines dual enrollment partnerships between…
Descriptors: High Schools, Student Placement, Eligibility, Quality Control
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Estacion, Angela; Cotner, Bridget A.; D'Souza, Stephanie; Smith, Chrystal A. S.; Borman, Kathryn M. – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2011
This study of advanced-level high school courses that offer credit toward both a high school diploma and a college degree in Florida compares one such program (dual enrollment) with others, describing the number and characteristics of grade 11 and 12 students enrolled overall and by district. It also examines dual enrollment partnerships between…
Descriptors: High Schools, Student Placement, Eligibility, Quality Control
Conley, David T.; McGaughy, Charis L.; Kirtner, Jody; van der Valk, Adrienne; Martinez-Wenzl, Mary Theresa – Online Submission, 2010
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) researchers visited 38 public high schools around the United States in 2007 and 2008 with the goal of validating and operationalizing a definition of college readiness. Schools in the sample were selected because they were demonstrating success at enabling more students from underrepresented groups to…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, College Preparation, School Readiness