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Rentz, Bradley; Holquist, Samantha E.; Arens, Sheila A.; Stuit, David; Rhinesmith, Evan; Nicotera, Anna; Plotz, Margot – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2021
The Palau Ministry of Education and Palau Community College are aligning their education systems to better prepare students for college. Research on the high school academic preparation variables that predict college success is limited for students in Palau. Using data from Palau's Ministry of Education and Palau Community College, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Readiness, High School Students, College Preparation
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Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2021
To support efforts to improve students' college readiness and success, leaders at the Palau Ministry of Education and Palau Community College want to understand the experiences and background of Palau High School graduates who are better prepared for Palau Community College. This study identified the Palau High School academic preparation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Readiness, High School Students, College Preparation
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Rentz, Bradley; Holquist, Samantha E.; Arens, Sheila A.; Stuit, David; Rhinesmith, Evan; Nicotera, Anna; Plotz, Margot – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2021
The Palau Ministry of Education and Palau Community College are aligning their education systems to better prepare students for college. Research on the high school academic preparation variables that predict college success is limited for students in Palau. Using data from Palau's Ministry of Education and Palau Community College, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Readiness, High School Students, College Preparation
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Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2021
These are the appendices to the report, "Using High School Data to Predict College Success in Palau" (ED610714). Prior research, particularly for the United States, has shown that earning a community college credential increases an individual's likelihood of gaining stable employment, earning a living wage, and working in a higher-paying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Readiness, High School Students, College Preparation
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Gregory, Kristen H.; Bean, Thomas W. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2021
This case study investigated disciplinary literacy specific to the trades from a sociocultural perspective. Four community college faculty (diesel marine technology, mechatronics, and mathematics) participated in a disciplinary literacy learning community where they unpacked the discourse of their discipline, identified what it meant to be a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Intellectual Disciplines, Multiple Literacies
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Pagulayan, Editha S.; Asuncion, Jay Emmanuel L.; Tamayao, Antonio I.; Vecaldo, Rudolf T.; Mamba, Maria T.; Paat, Febe Marl G. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2021
Guided by the lens of Bourdieu, this study examined the relationship of the students' economic capital (parents' monthly income and students' weekly allowance) and cultural capital (parents' highest educational attainment and students' community involvement) to their college readiness. The study utilized a descriptive-correlational design, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, College Readiness, High School Graduates
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Morley, William; Watt, Karen M.; Simonsson, Marie; Silva, Hilda – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2021
This study examined the phenomenon of college readiness in Hispanic first-generation college students. The purpose of this study was to determine if a relationship exists between first-generation Hispanic student participation in an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) elective course and college readiness. The researchers used logistic…
Descriptors: College Readiness, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students, Elective Courses
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Atieh, Emily L.; York, Darrin M.; Muñiz, Marc N. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
As the conversation in higher education shifts from diversity to inclusion, the attrition rates of students in the STEM fields continue to be a point of discussion. Combined with the demand for expansion in the STEM workforce, various retention reforms have been proposed, implemented, and in some cases integrated into policy following evidence of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Chemistry, College Science, Undergraduate Study
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Hoachlander, Gary – Learning Policy Institute, 2021
The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) conducted research in New Mexico to provide state leaders and stakeholders a research perspective on the challenges facing education and to identify evidence- based ways that state policy can address them. This report complements the main report, "Improving Education the New Mexico Way: An Evidence-Based…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Vocational Education, Secondary Education
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Ellis, James M.; Helaire, Lumas J. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2021
In the United States, the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) fosters relationships between racial-ethnic and low-income adolescents and adults and peers who help them and their families take formal steps toward pursuing a college degree. However, the extent to which GEAR UP students seek teachers,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Help Seeking, College Readiness, Youth Programs
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Kim, Sanga; Bowman, Nicholas A.; Ingleby, Laura; Ford, David C.; Sibaouih, Christina – Educational Policy, 2021
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal program designed to promote postsecondary readiness and success among low-income students. Some evidence suggests that this program promotes college enrollment and persistence, but GEAR UP may include a wide variety of services, and it is unclear which ones…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, College Readiness, College Attendance, Academic Persistence
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Brower, Rebecca L.; Nix, Amanda N.; Daniels, Hollie; Hu, Xinye; Bertrand Jones, Tamara; Hu, Shouping – Grantee Submission, 2021
This paper presents an overall educational philosophy of working with students underprepared for college-level work, which we term "a pedagogy of preparation." We consider how instructors scaffolded instruction to foster college readiness in students who were now able to enroll in college-level work regardless of academic preparation…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Burkhauser, Susan; Mellor, Lynn; Garland, Marshall; Osman, David – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2021
Texas House Bill 3 established a college, career, and military readiness (CCMR) outcomes bonus, which provides extra funding to districts for each annual graduate demonstrating CCMR under the state accountability system. Some small district and rural district leaders expressed concern about the ability of their graduates to meet the career…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Alternative Assessment, Career Readiness, Small Schools
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Kuo, Yi-Lung; Casillas, Alex; Allen, Jeff; Robbins, Steve – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The moderating effects of motivation, social control, and self-regulation in predicting academic achievement were examined in Grades 11-12 for 3,281 seventh through nine graders. Standardized assessments of college readiness and student self-reported measures of psychosocial factors were used in the study. The results showed that females in Grades…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Metacognition, Prediction
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Mokher, Christine G.; Park-Gaghan, Toby; Hu, Shouping – Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Since the 2000s, states have experimented with reforms to improve success among underprepared students traditionally assigned to developmental education (DE). Florida's reform under Senate Bill 1720 has been among the most comprehensive and wide-reaching. Recent public high school graduates and military personnel became exempt from DE, but nearly…
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Remedial Programs, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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