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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)
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
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
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
National Assessment Governing Board, 2008
This document sets forth the design of a test of reading comprehension. The exam requires students to read passages of written English text--either literary or informational--and to answer questions about what they have read. In some cases, the questions deal with facts in the text or vocabulary. In other cases, a complete answer requires a clear…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials, Federal Legislation, State Standards
National Assessment Governing Board, 2016
National standards for student achievement have been developed in the arts in a process that paralleled the standards discussions being held in mathematics, language arts, science, history, and other areas. The standards process, while demanding, has generated important discussion and debate about which art forms, what kind of knowledge, and what…
Descriptors: Art Education, National Competency Tests, Guidelines, National Standards