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Washington Student Achievement Council, 2019
This strategic action plan highlights policy and funding recommendations to make significant progress toward Washington's educational attainment goals. To meet those goals, adults ages 25-44 in Washington will hold a high school diploma, and at least 70 percent will have a postsecondary credential. Significant progress will require systemic…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Student Costs, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities
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
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2019
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) believes the nation must focus on effective pathways to help students from all backgrounds and educational attainments successfully transition to careers as members of a skilled US workforce. To further that goal, this report looks at three tools to better serve those students whose initial entry into…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Labor Force Development, Job Skills, Apprenticeships
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Ridley, Neil; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
In the post-World War II period, workers with a high school diploma or less were able to attain jobs with middle-class wages in American industry. Good jobs were available in manufacturing and other blue-collar industries that employed large numbers of high school-educated workers. But as automation, globalization, and related phenomena have led…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, High School Graduates, College Graduates
Hawaii State Department of Education, 2018
This data book profiles noteworthy academic events, trends and outcomes at the state and complex-area level. It includes tables, figures and narrative sections related to demographic, financial and educational performance. Also, comparisons to other states with characteristics similar to Hawaii are provided to illustrate relative progress or…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Finance, Academic Achievement, Tables (Data)
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2018
Missouri career education is preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. It combines academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet shows how Missouri's career education programs are preparing students for the future. [For "Career Education in Missouri,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, 2018
The report provides an overview of Aboriginal learners (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples) in British Columbia, Canada. Section 1 examines the data on transitions from K-12 to the post-secondary system. Section 2 discusses recent trends in the B.C. public post-secondary system including headcount, full-time equivalents and credentials.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Comparative Analysis
Boston Foundation, 2018
The "Seventh Annual Report Card" provides the most up-to-date information available on Boston's education pipeline, from kindergarten through college graduation, including measures for school readiness, 3rd-grade reading proficiency, 6th-grade mathematics proficiency, 10th-grade academic proficiency, high school completion, dropout…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Reading Skills, Grade 3
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Payne, Emily Miller; Hodges, Russ; Hernandez, Elda Patricia – Learning Assistance Review, 2017
Students entering postsecondary education embody America's growing diversity. Rapid demographics shifts and changing student attendance patterns pose new challenges for higher education. Enrollment trends vary across states and regions with some areas seeing increased student populations while others are experiencing declining enrollments (Center…
Descriptors: Demography, Needs Assessment, Learning Centers (Classroom), Student Characteristics
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2017
Missouri career education is preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. It combines academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet shows how Missouri's career education programs are preparing students for the future.
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
Boston Foundation, 2017
This "Sixth Annual Report Card" reflects the progress that is being made throughout Boston's entire education pipeline. More than 77,000 school-age children live in the City of Boston. The vast majority, 93%, attend a school in the Boston Public Schools system, a Boston Charter public school, or a Boston Catholic school. The goal with…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Reading Skills, Grade 3
Goodwin, Bryan; Hein, Heather – Educational Leadership, 2016
U.S. high school graduation rates have risen steadily for the past decade, hitting an all-time high of 82 percent in 2013-14 (Rich, 2015). Yet there's a dark cloud behind this silver lining. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education (2015), only 59 percent of students who enter four-year colleges complete their…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Graduation Rate, Time to Degree, College Graduates
Balfanz, Robert; DePaoli, Jennifer L.; Ingram, Erin S.; Bridgeland, John M.; Fox, Joanna Hornig – Civic Enterprises, 2016
Throughout much of the 20th century, the United States led the world in educational attainment and, in turn, economic and social progress. But that advantage has been slipping in recent decades, prompting the president and a host of governors and philanthropic leaders to set goals for America to reclaim its place as the world leader in the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Attainment, Young Adults, High School Graduates
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2016
Education is the catalyst for families, communities, and businesses to thrive. While Washington's employers report a growing need for a more educated workforce in order to stay competitive, many individuals need higher levels of education to obtain work that can support themselves and their families. Washington's Roadmap goals identify the…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Labor Force Development, Economic Factors, Educational Attainment
Boston Foundation, 2016
This fifth annual "Boston Opportunity Agenda Report Card" provides the most up-to-date information available on Boston's education pipeline, from kindergarten through college graduation, including measures for school readiness, 3rd grade reading proficiency, 10th-grade academic proficiency, high school completion, dropout rates, college…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Public Schools
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