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ACT, Inc., 2015
ACT has been a leader in measuring college and career readiness trends since 1959. Each August, ACT releases The Condition of College & Career Readiness (www.act.org/newsroom/data/2015), an annual report on the progress of the ACT-tested graduating class relative to college readiness. Nationally, a record 59% of the 2015 graduating class took…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Entrance Examinations, Science Interests, Student Interests
ACT, Inc., 2014
ACT has been a leader in measuring college and career readiness trends since 1959. Each August, they release "The Condition of College & Career Readiness" (www.act.org/newsroom/data/2014), their annual report on the progress of the ACT-tested graduating class relative to college readiness. Nationally, 57% of the 2014 graduating class…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Entrance Examinations, Science Interests, Student Interests
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Garibaldi, Antoine M. – Journal of Negro Education, 2014
Sixty years have passed since the pivotal 1954 Supreme Court case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" and almost fifty years have elapsed since the Higher Education Act of 1965. The Brown decision dismantled public segregated schools in many parts of the country, especially in the South, and racial access in schools…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Racial Differences, Gender Differences
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Holian, Laura; Mokher, Christine – Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia, 2011
Using data from the National Student Clearinghouse and the Virginia Department of Education, this report examines college enrollment rates overall and by student academic and demographic characteristics for the Virginia public high school class of 2008. College enrollment is an issue of national concern. And many states, including Virginia, use…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Public Schools, Enrollment Rate, Two Year Colleges