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Sherman, Dan; Li, Yibing; Darwin, Marlene; Taylor, Suzanne; Song, Mengli – American Institutes for Research, 2017
The National Math + Science Initiative's (NMSI's) College Readiness Program (CRP) is an established program whose goal is to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in high schools to improve students' readiness for college. It provides teacher, student, and school supports to promote high school students' success in…
Descriptors: National Programs, Program Effectiveness, Advanced Placement Programs, Advanced Students
Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2016
Dual credit courses offer high school students the opportunity to earn both high school and college credits in the same course. Indiana law requires each Indiana high school to offer a minimum of two dual credit courses (as well as two Advanced Placement (AP) courses) to expand opportunities for qualifying students to gain college-level experience…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Dual Enrollment, College Credits, High School Students
College Board, 2014
This report provides educators and policymakers with information they can use to celebrate their successes, understand their unique challenges, and set meaningful goals to increase opportunity for all students. It is important to note that while AP® Exams are valid measures of students' content mastery of college-level studies in specific academic…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, African American Students, American Indian Students, Asian American Students
Holstead, Michael S.; Spradlin, Terry E.; McGillivray, Margaret E.; Burroughs, Nathan – Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 2010
In December of 2009, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels announced that the latest state revenue forecasts predict that the state of Indiana will spend $1.8 billion more than it receives in tax revenue collections through July 2011. Therefore, Governor Daniels announced that he will cut at least $300 million from K-12 education spending in the next…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Incentives, Advanced Placement Programs, Program Effectiveness
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2009
This newsletter focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country, and is presented in an accessible format for everyone from elected officials and policymakers to parents and community leaders. First, this issue discusses the stimulating debate on the reduction of the overall cost of the economic recovery…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Minority Group Children, Public Education, Economic Climate
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2015
The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) has synthesized key data on English learners (ELs) into two-page PDF sheets, by topic, with graphics, plus key contacts. This document presents highlights relating to English learners and college and career readiness covering school-year (SY) 2011-2012. The topics for this report include: (1)…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates
Achieve, Inc., 2015
Earning college credit in high school matters to students and parents. Students who earn college credits by taking a college-level course while in high school are more likely to enter college and succeed. Through these experiences, students become familiar with college expectations, academic behaviors, and habits of mind; get a head start on…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dual Enrollment, College Credits, Accountability
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Schmitt, Carrie; Goebel, Vella – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
This study attempted to answer the question, "To what extent do 12th-grade high-ability students feel that their past educational experiences, particularly in high school, have challenged their academic abilities?" Much research has been conducted in the field of gifted education about the identification, social and emotional…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, Grade 12, Academic Ability, High Achievement
Education Trust, Washington, DC. – 2003
This report compares Indiana's reading and mathematics performance on the most recent administrations of the state assessment with performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). To indicate how Indiana is doing in narrowing the academic achievement gap between African American, Latino, or low-income students and their…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement, American Indians, Asian American Students
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Jesnek, Lindsey M. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Non-traditional student enrollment, especially at community colleges, has markedly risen in the last ten years due to national unemployment rates, the current economic climate, and employer demand for computer-literate employees. While university instructors struggle to constantly adapt their course materials to incorporate updates in software…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Adult Students
Peters, Scott J.; Mann, Rebecca L. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2009
The International Baccalaureate and concurrent enrollment programs are both options available for high-ability high school students. Their value lies in their potential to provide greater depth and breadth of curriculum than is traditionally possible in public high schools. This study surveyed public school corporations in Indiana to examine the…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Corporations, High School Students, Surveys
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Holtzman, Mellisa – Teaching Sociology, 2018
Cornerstone courses bridge introductory content from lower-level survey courses with the more advanced theoretical and methodological content of upper-level, major-only courses. Cornerstones are implemented with the goal of better preparing students for advanced coursework and/or assisting them with understanding their major and its associated…
Descriptors: Sociology, Career Readiness, Majors (Students), Introductory Courses
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Morgan, Sethlyn; Yazdanparast, Atefeh; Rawski, Greg – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This article describes how a small private business school, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, reengineered its career services programme to become a premier programme in the United States. Drawing on theory of involvement, the research gives business schools a strategy to improve business career placement…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Job Placement, Corporations, School Business Officials
Bovaird, James A., Ed.; Geisinger, Kurt F., Ed.; Buckendahl, Chad W., Ed. – APA Books, 2011
Educational assessment and, more broadly, educational research in the United States have entered into an era characterized by a dramatic increase in the prevalence and importance of test score use in accountability systems. This volume covers a selection of contemporary issues about testing science and practice that impact the nation's public…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Test Use, Student Placement, Educational Research
Blythe, Teresa – Regional Resource Center Program, 2013
In this Information Research Cadre, Teresa Blythe responds to the following research question: For those states that have residential schools for the Blind/VI and Deaf/HI students, have they developed policies and procedures for residential placement of these students? To develop this response Blythe conducted web research utilizing numerous…
Descriptors: Residential Schools, Blindness, Deafness, Visual Impairments
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