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Mansfeld, Iain – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2019
Most previous research on grammar schools has focused narrowly on eligibility for Free School Meals as a measure of disadvantage. But with 45% of pupils at grammar schools coming from families with below median incomes, a broader consideration of the impact of grammar schools on social mobility is necessary. The evidence suggests that grammar…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Disadvantaged Youth
ACT, Inc., 2016
This report is the ACT annual report on the progress of U.S. high school graduates relative to college readiness. This year's report shows that 64% of students in the 2016 US graduating class took the ACT test, up from 59% in 2015 and 49% in 2011. The increased number of test takers over the past several years enhances the breadth and depth of the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Core Curriculum, College Preparation
Golden, Gillian; Figueroa, Diana Toledo – OECD Publishing, 2016
This policy profile on education in Korea is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy by providing analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
ACT, Inc., 2016
The "Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015" is the ACT annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness. This report provides a national snapshot of academic performance among African American students in the 2015 high school graduating class who took the ACT® test and addresses questions…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students
ACT, Inc., 2015
This report is the ACT annual report on the progress of U.S. high school graduates relative to college readiness. This year's report shows that 59% of students in the 2015 U.S. graduating class took the ACT® test, up from 57% last year and 49% in 2011. The increased number of test takers over the past several years enhances the breadth and depth…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Core Curriculum, College Preparation
Geva, Oren; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Wittenberg, Désirée; Maghnouj, Soumaya; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2015
This policy profile on education in the United Kingdom (UK) is part of the new "Education Policy Outlook series," which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Building on the substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
Fraccola, Sylvain; Jarczewska, Daria; Peterka, Judith; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo – OECD Publishing, 2015
This policy profile on education in Poland is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectoral knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy by providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
Peterka, Judith; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2015
This policy profile on education in the Slovak Republic is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectoral knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
Guerriero, Sonia; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Maghnouj, Soumaya; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2015
This policy profile on education in Canada is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectoral knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy by providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
ACT, Inc., 2015
The "Condition of College & Career Readiness 2014" is ACT's annual report on the progress of the graduating class relative to college readiness. This report provides a national snapshot of academic performance among African American students in the high school graduating class who took the ACT® college readiness assessment and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, College Entrance Examinations
ACT, Inc., 2014
Since 1959, ACT has collected and reported data on students' academic readiness for college. This annual report focuses on the progress of the graduating class of 2014 relative to college readiness on a national level. In 2014, 57% of the graduating class took the ACT® college readiness assessment. The increased number of test takers over the past…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards
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McClarty, Katie Larsen; Way, Walter D.; Porter, Andrew C.; Beimers, Jennifer N.; Miles, Julie A. – Educational Researcher, 2013
Performance standards are a powerful way to communicate K-12 student achievement (e.g., proficiency) and are the cornerstone of standards-based reform. As education reform shifts the focus to college and career readiness, approaches for setting performance standards need to be revised. We argue that the focus on assessing student readiness can…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Readiness, Evidence, Educational Change
ACT, Inc., 2012
This report focuses on the college and career readiness levels of the ACT[R]-tested US high school graduating class of 2012. The report represents 52 percent of all 2012 graduates in the United States. Findings in the report suggest that for this cohort of tested students, the condition of college and career readiness has slightly improved over…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards
ACT, Inc., 2012
This report provides information about the performance of 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 context of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Access to Information
ACT, Inc., 2012
This report provides information about the performance of 2012 Hispanic/Latino 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…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Access to Information
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