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Sineath, Karl D. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
On the writing component of the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress, 12th grade high school students' scores on argumentative tasks were lower than on tasks that required them to explain or to convey an experience ("National Assessment of Educational Progress," 2011). Similarly, 11th and 12th graders at the research…
Descriptors: High School Students, Persuasive Discourse, Writing Skills, Classroom Communication
Vasavada, Natasha; Carman, Elaine; Hart, Beth; Luisier, Danielle – College Board, 2010
The College Board College Readiness Pathway is an assessment system that measures the reading, writing and mathematical knowledge and skills that students need to be on track to graduate high school college-ready. It consists of ReadiStep[TM], administered in grade eight; the PSAT/NMSQT[R], administered in grades 10-11; and the SAT[R],…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Readiness, Alignment (Education)
Roderick, Melissa; Coca, Vanessa; Moeller, Eliza; Kelley-Kemple, Thomas – Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2013
In a 2010 address to the College Board, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan laid out a vision for high school that advances the Obama administration's goal of the U.S. once again leading the world in educational attainment. There is no grade in which the magnitude and complexity of this shift becomes clearer than in senior year. Historically,…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Educational Attainment, Colleges, Graduation
Williamson, Ronald – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2009
Little research is available specifically about grading practices in mathematics classrooms. However, there is research about grading practices in high schools, across content areas. Since their first use students, parents and others have assumed that grades are reliable measures of student achievement. "In short, most Americans have a basic trust…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Grades (Scholastic), Grading, Mathematics Instruction
Mahoney, Katherine; Reykdal, Kim – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2018
Before the 2011-12 school year, eligible students in the 11th and 12th grades were funded by the state for a combined maximum of 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) in both high school and the Running Start program each year. In 2011, the Legislature established a limit to this funding for a combined maximum enrollment of 1.2 FTE over one school year.…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Grade 12, High School Students, Full Time Equivalency
Educational Policy Improvement Center, 2014
The National Assessment Governing Board is an independent, bipartisan organization that sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The Governing Board established the NAEP Program of 12th Grade Preparedness Research to assess what NAEP can report on the academic preparedness of 12th grade students entering college and…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Grade 12, College Preparation, Career Readiness
Burhan Ogut; George Bohrnstedt; Markus Broer – American Institutes for Research, 2023
There is a growing interest in ensuring that students are prepared for college and a career when they finish high school. Research identified several indicators that are associated with college preparedness including attendance, grade point average (GPA), and test scores. However, it is difficult to use these indicators to determine the…
Descriptors: Grade 12, College Enrollment, College Preparation, Mathematics
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Global Graduate initiative was developed to help Houston Independent School District (HISD) students be successful in college and in the global workforce upon graduation. The program emphasizes six characteristics in its Global Graduate Profile: A Leader, Adaptable and Productive, A College-Ready Learner, A Critical Thinker, A Skilled…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, High School Students, High School Graduates, College Readiness
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Robson, Karen; Pullman, Ashley; Anisef, Paul; Brown, Robert S.; Maier, Reana – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2021
The following study examines how a class-based measure of food security was associated with high school grades and later post-secondary enrollments by self-identified race. We use multilevel regression to analyze data merged among the 2011 Toronto District School Board Student Census, administrative records, and college and university application…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hunger, High School Students, Grades (Scholastic)
Houston Independent School District, 2018
The Global Graduate initiative was developed to help Houston Independent School District (HISD) students be successful in college and in the global workforce upon graduation. The program emphasizes six characteristics in its Global Graduate Profile: A Leader, Adaptable and Productive, A College-Ready Learner, A Critical Thinker, A Skilled…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, High School Students, High School Graduates, College Readiness
Fields, Ray – National Assessment Governing Board, 2013
The National Assessment Governing Board is conducting a program of research to determine the feasibility of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reporting on the academic preparedness of U.S. 12th grade students, in reading and mathematics, for college and job training. Twelfth grade is the end of mandatory schooling for most…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Test Validity, Grade 12, High School Students
Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2016
In 2014, President Obama and the American Indian Education Study Group called for major changes to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), which has been under increasing criticism for the continued low performance of AI students within its jurisdiction (American Indian Education Study Group, 2014). Among these changes are shifts in BIE…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, At Risk Persons, Academic Achievement
Ewing, Maureen; Wyatt, Jeffrey N.; Smith, Kara – College Board, 2016
Historically, AP Potential™ has used PSAT/NMSQT® scores to identify students who are likely to earn a 3 or higher on a specific AP® Exam--based on research showing moderate to strong relationships between PSAT/NMSQT scores and AP Exam scores (Camara & Millsap, 1998; Ewing, Camara & Millsap, 2006; Zhang, Patel & Ewing, 2014a). For most…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Talent Identification, College Entrance Examinations, High School Students
Dubin, Jennifer – American Educator, 2014
In this article, author Jennifer Dubin offers a look into the innovations taking place in the Toledo Technology Academy (TTA), a career-tech school within the public school system in Toledo, Ohio. TTA teaches students in grades 7 through 12 using a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum, in addition to the traditional…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, STEM Education, Public Schools
Wixson, Karen K.; Valencia, Sheila W.; Murphy, Sandra; Phillips, Gary W. – American Institutes for Research, 2013
Since its first assessment in 1969, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has made a unique contribution to our understanding of American education. It is the only national source of information on the educational achievement of U.S. students, and it is the only vehicle by which states can compare the progress of their students…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Reading Achievement, Writing Achievement, State Standards
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