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Malone, Lauren; Hiatt, Cathy; Sims, Bill – CNA, 2018
In this study, we evaluate the feasibility of increasing the number of graduates from the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (ChalleNGe) who could be employable in one of the four military services. Because of the Department of Defense's (DOD's) and the services' quality goals, this requires that a significant portion of ChalleNGe graduates…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Military Training, Graduates, Employment Potential
Mokher, Christine; Leeds, Daniel; Harris, Julie – CNA Corporation, 2018
Florida enacted legislation in 2008 for a statewide program known as the Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI), which was intended to reduce the need for postsecondary remediation. The FCCRI consisted of testing grade 11 students to determine their college readiness and offering math and English college readiness and success…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Grade 11, Grade 12
Mokher, Christine; Leeds, Daniel; Harris, Julie – CNA Corporation, 2018
Florida enacted legislation in 2008 for a statewide program known as the Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI), which was intended to reduce the need for postsecondary remediation. The FCCRI consisted of testing grade 11 students to determine their college readiness and offering math and English college readiness and success…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Grade 11, Grade 12
Flory, Michael; Sun, Chris – CNA Corporation, 2017
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides greater flexibility in state accountability systems than did previous federal legislation. In response, many states continue to refine their accountability systems to include college readiness tests, including college admissions and placement exams. This paper summarizes perspectives of K-12…
Descriptors: College Readiness, College Entrance Examinations, Student Placement, Educational Legislation
Pearson, Juliana; Leeds, Daniel – CNA Corporation, 2017
Southwest Tennessee Community College (Southwest) received a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in 2013 to fund the Southwest Solutions program (Solutions). The goal of Solutions is to prepare, credential, and place veterans, dislocated workers, and unemployed or…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Grants, Manufacturing Industry, Job Training
Mokher, Christine G.; Lee, Steve; Sun, Christopher – CNA Corporation, 2016
In Fall 2010, the Niswonger Foundation received a five-year validation grant from the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) to create the Northeast Tennessee College and Career Ready Consortium of 29 high schools and five colleges. This report evaluates the Consortium's impact on student outcomes during each of the four years of program…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Consortia, High Schools
Mokher, Christine; Pearson, Juliana – CNA Corporation, 2016
CNA Education served as the third-party evaluator for the Connecticut Health and Life Sciences Career Initiative (HL-SCI), a statewide initiative funded from September 2012 to March 2016 through a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The purpose of HL-SCI is to prepare…
Descriptors: Job Training, Veterans, Dislocated Workers, Community Colleges
Jacobson, Louis; Mokher, Christine – CNA Corporation, 2014
A key goal of the "Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006" ("Perkins IV") is to ensure career and technical education (CTE) programs are widely available for preparing high school and college students for "high skill, high wage, or high demand occupations in current or emerging professions"…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, High School Seniors, Enrollment
Cavalluzzo, Linda; Barrow, Lisa; Henderson, Stephen – CNA Corporation, 2014
This study responds to a request from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to analyze National Board certification among high school teachers in understudied subject areas and locales to help fill gaps in the research literature. The authors also were asked to use multiple indicators of performance. The research team selected two…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Instructional Improvement, Standards, Teacher Effectiveness
Pearson, Juliana; Flory, Michael – CNA Corporation, 2014
The pedagogy of mastery learning requires students to demonstrate a deep understanding of a given course topic before being allowed to proceed to the next topic. Teachers use formal or informal assessments to monitor students' progress, providing additional support to students whose performance shows they have not mastered the content. Students…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Program Implementation, High Schools, High School Students
Mokher, Christine; Jacobson, Lou – CNA Corporation, 2014
The Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI) is a statewide program designed to assess the college readiness of high school students in 11th grade, and for those assessed as not college-ready, to provide instruction in the 12th grade that will lead to their college success. The assessment used is the Postsecondary Education…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Grade 11
Cavalluzzo, Linda; Geraghty, Thomas M.; Steele, Jennifer L.; Holian, Laura; Jenkins, Frank; Alexander, Jane M.; Yamasaki, Kelsey Y. – CNA Corporation, 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate, using a randomized experimental design, the efficacy of TERC's "Using Data" program to change teacher behavior and improve student learning outcomes. The "Using Data" intervention provides professional development and technical assistance to teachers to help them use data…
Descriptors: Data, Program Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Intervention
Mokher, Christine; Jacobson, Lou – CNA Corporation, 2014
The Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative is a statewide policy that mandates college placement testing of 11th-graders who meet high school graduation criteria but are unlikely to meet college readiness criteria. Students who score below college-ready on the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) are required to take math and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Grade 11
Mokher, Christine; Jacobson, Louis; Rosenbaum, James; LaLonde, Robert – CNA Corporation, 2013
The intent of the Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI) is to help students become college-ready by high school graduation, and subsequently to succeed in obtaining college credentials. This is done by testing college readiness in grade 11 and requiring that students testing below college-ready take college readiness and success…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Grade 11
Muller, Robert D. – CNA Corporation, 2011
As a research and technical assistance organization, CNA Education would be the last to deny the importance of good data and the first to applaud efforts to improve the quality and scope of the data available. Solid data are critical to CNA's mission to further general understanding of the efficacy of specific education reform initiatives and to…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Research, Teacher Effectiveness
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