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Powers, Sonya; Li, Dongmei; Suh, Hongwook; Harris, Deborah J. – ACT, Inc., 2016
ACT reporting categories and ACT Readiness Ranges are new features added to the ACT score reports starting in fall 2016. For each reporting category, the number correct score, the maximum points possible, the percent correct, and the ACT Readiness Range, along with an indicator of whether the reporting category score falls within the Readiness…
Descriptors: Scores, Classification, College Entrance Examinations, Error of Measurement
University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2014
Districts now have access to a wealth of new information that can help target students with appropriate supports and bring focus and coherence to college readiness efforts. However, the abundance of data has brought its own challenges. Schools and school systems are often overwhelmed with the amount of data available. The capacity of districts to…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, College Preparation, School Districts
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
School communities across the country are working hard to comply with state and federal policies requiring that all students be prepared for success in college. Technological advances and new reporting requirements make data on students and schools more accessible than ever--but more and better data alone are not enough to meet the challenges…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
Educators nationwide confront a troubling phenomenon: Increasingly, students leave high school unready for college, as evidenced by high rates of placement into remedial courses and low rates of college completion. Many students also lack either the attitudes or skills essential to succeed in a postsecondary setting, or knowledge of how to apply…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
Timmons, Joe; Podmostko, Mary; Bremer, Christine; Lavin, Don; Wills, Joan – Institute for Educational Leadership, 2004
In this guide, transition is defined as the period of time when adolescents are moving into adulthood. This guide is designed to (a) help youth and the adults who work with them understand the role of assessment in transition and (b) describe ways to collect and use data that will lead to informed choices based on accurate assessment of each…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Federal Legislation, Young Adults
McLure, Gail T.; And Others – 1976
This booklet explores the career opportunities for women in science and technology. It includes myths and realities about women in science and technology, characteristics of young female scientists and technologists, and steps women can take to plan a successful career. Numerous photographs of career women in science and technology, along with…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Opportunities, Career Planning
Rawnsley, David E. – 1977
Declining test scores have been publicized throughout the nation for the past several years as a major educational issue. Because of the kinds of statements made, the conclusions drawn by educators and public alike, the San Mateo Educational Resources Center requested that a review of the literature and a bibliography be prepared that indicated…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Annotated Bibliographies, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations
Reese, Lee W. – 1976
The 1976 edition of the handbook provides the most up-to-date accumulation of credit-by-examination policy data available. It is the result of several independent surveys conducted over the past few years. The survey for this edition resulted in about half of the institutions listed filing updated information. The College Level Examination Program…
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, Adult Students, Advanced Placement Programs, College Admission
Noon, John – 1975
Written for college-bound Navajo high school seniors and dedicated to all Native Americans, this guide presents information relative to preparation for college entrance. The following topics are discussed in detail: (1) choosing a college (financial help, college major, college size, the minority population at college, community size, and personal…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, American Indians, Definitions, Guides