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ACT, Inc., 2012
Annually, ACT provides a snapshot of the college and career readiness of ACT-tested high school graduates. This report is offered as a service to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness and how that translates into readiness. It is designed to stimulate discussion, inquiry, and action. This report is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards
ACT, Inc., 2012
This report provides information about the performance of Michigan's 2012 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2012 and tested under standard time conditions. This report focuses on: (1) Performance: student test performance in the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Access to Information
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Kubitskey, Beth; Rutherford, Sandra; Wylo, Bonnie; Liggit, Peggy – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2011
In this paper, we discuss how a community of scholars came together to create assessments across science departments for the initial teacher preparation program in secondary science teaching. The steps of the process taken to meet accreditation standards are described, as well as some surprising findings from our road trip down the path of…
Descriptors: Science Departments, Science Instruction, College Faculty, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Thomas, Karen F. – Reading Horizons, 2007
In December of 2006 and again in February of 2007, fifty Literacy Professors representing almost every college and university in Michigan met in a collegial forum to discuss and advocate for all students involved in reading instruction/education. This advocacy spans students from prekindergarten through college undergraduates and graduates. The…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Higher Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
Whitcomb, Emeline S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This bulletin identifies and discusses several outstanding achievements in home-economics education during the biennium. Individual sections explore: (1) Findings of statistical study of home economics in the public high schools; (2) Curriculum making; (3) Child development and parental education, including higher education, secondary education,…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Child Development, Home Economics, High Schools