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Mokher, Christine G.; Jacobson, Lou – Grantee Submission, 2019
This paper explores challenges in starting, developing, and incorporating partnerships between secondary and postsecondary education sectors. Site visits data from high schools, districts, and colleges across six Florida counties is used to identify the types of challenges educators faced in various phases of partnerships. We provide empirical…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, State Policy
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Malin, Joel R.; Hackmann, Donald G. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: This study analyzed leadership structures, processes, and practices that have enabled and constrained an ambitious career and college readiness reform within an urban school district. It was designed to discern how leaders worked across cross-sector boundaries to support district-wide high school career academy implementation. Research…
Descriptors: High Schools, Career Academies, Urban Schools, School Districts
Whinnery, Erin; Pompelia, Sarah – Education Commission of the States, 2019
For many students, developmental education is the largest obstacle to college success, hindering progress before they ever enroll in a college-level course. Postsecondary practitioners and researchers have been re-examining and challenging many traditional elements of developmental education from placement strategies to the sequence of courses…
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, College Students
Patrick, Susan; Worthen, Maria; Truong, Natalie – iNACOL, 2019
This brief provides analysis of state policy changes needed toward a long-range vision to transform education and ensure our nation's education systems prepare all students with the skills necessary to achieve success, contribute to their communities and advance society. Our policy priorities are intentionally constructed to support future-focused…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Desimone, Laura M.; Stornaiuolo, Amy; Flores, Nelson; Pak, Katie; Edgerton, Adam; Nichols, T. Philip; Plummer, Emily C.; Porter, Andrew – Educational Researcher, 2019
This study identifies seven major trends in how states and districts are implementing college- and career-ready standards for general education students and for two special populations often the target of education policy--English language learners (ELLs) and students with disabilities (SWDs). We draw on state-representative teacher, principal,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Implementation
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Contreras, Frances; Fujimoto, Maria Oropeza – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
English Learners (ELs) represent critical mass of K-12 students in public schools across the nation. However, states have failed to improve EL student academic outcomes, including college readiness. In 2013, California altered its school funding policy, providing additional support for English learners. Drawing on Vertical Equity and a Critical…
Descriptors: College Readiness, English Language Learners, School Districts, Hispanic American Students
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Edgerton, Adam Kirk; Desimone, Laura M. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Critics of standards-based reform often cite an accountability policy environment that disproportionately affects teachers compared with principals and district officials. We directly examine this disproportionality. In our three study states of Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, we use survey analysis to understand how policy environments for district…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Desimone, Laura M.; Stornaiuolo, Amy; Flores, Nelson; Pak, Katie; Edgerton, Adam; Nichols, T. Philip; Plummer, Emily C.; Porter, Andrew – Grantee Submission, 2019
This study identifies seven major trends in how states and districts are implementing college- and career-ready standards for general education students and for two special populations often the target of education policy--English language learners (ELLs) and students with disabilities (SWDs). We draw on state-representative teacher, principal,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Implementation
Allen, Jeff M.; Mattern, Krista – ACT, Inc., 2019
States and districts have expressed interest in administering the ACT® to 10th-grade students. Given that the ACT was designed to be administered in the spring of 11th grade or fall of 12th grade, the appropriateness of this use should be evaluated. As such, the focus of this paper is to summarize empirical evidence evaluating the use of the ACT…
Descriptors: Test Validity, College Entrance Examinations, High School Students, Grade 10
Boston Foundation, 2019
This "Eighth Annual Report Card" tracks progress on Boston's goals for educating learners of all ages. The report lays out Boston Opportunity Agenda's current metrics, the baseline that has been established for the future, and the progress to be made over the course of the next five years. This report card contains the most up-to-date…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Reading Skills, Grade 3
Atwell, Matthew N.; Balfanz, Robert; Bridgeland, John; Ingram, Erin – Civic, 2019
This year's annual update to the nation includes three new features. The first is a Secondary School Improvement Index to assess whether gains in high school graduation rates nationally and by state are translating into better preparation for postsecondary education. The second feature is a focus on homeless students with graduation rate data…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, Educational Trends, Education Work Relationship
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Edgerton, Adam Kirk; Desimone, Laura M. – American Journal of Education, 2019
Critics of standards-based reform often cite an accountability policy environment that disproportionately affects teachers compared with principals and district officials. We directly examine this disproportionality. In our three study states of Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, we use survey analysis to understand how policy environments for district…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy; Snyder, Jon; Wilczak, Katie – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
This paper reviews state strategies for incorporating performance assessment in policy and practice. Specifically, the paper reviews the use of performance assessment in 12 states in the Innovation Lab Network, a group committed to developing systems of assessment that provide meaningful measures of college and career readiness. This review…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Accountability
Sturgis, Chris; Casey, Katherine – iNACOL, 2018
The role of public education has never been more important--it is the bedrock of democracy. The failure to provide an equitable public education that enables equal access to opportunity unravels the American dream. Competency-based education holds promise as a uniquely powerful model for fostering equity, but only if equity is an intentional…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Public Education, Democracy, Equal Education
Welch, Matthew; Feygin, Amy; English, David – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
This brief presents a review of research and current state practices as they relate to measures that Iowa might consider for its federal accountability indicator of school quality or student success--specifically, for inclusion within a composite index of postsecondary readiness. Section 1 of this brief introduces a framework for evaluating and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Indicators, Accountability
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