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Cohen, Marjorie D.; Therriault, Susan; Scala, Jenny; Lavinson, Rebecca; Brand, Betsy – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2019
Preparing today's students for careers that are emerging or not yet developed is a significant challenge for educators within the U.S. education system. In reaction to this challenge, there is a growing shift that focuses on ensuring that students have transcending and transferable skills, including academic, technical, and employability skills.…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Career Readiness, Employment Potential, 21st Century Skills
Strear, Molly; Duffy, Helen; Aste, Melissa – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2019
How can school counselors support large-scale postsecondary and career-readiness initiatives? While schools and districts want to use personalized learning or individualized learning plans as a way to align students' school experiences to their postsecondary and career goals, schools may lack the human capital to support and guide this endeavor.…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Cushing, Ellen; English, David; Therriault, Susan; Lavinson, Rebecca – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2019
As states grapple with competing priorities and constrained resources, there is an increasing focus on efficiency and alignment of programs and resources across state agencies. The College and Career Readiness and Success (CCRS) Center recently analyzed and compared four federal laws that govern the education-to-workforce pipeline. They are: (1)…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Labor Force Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Tomasello, Jenna; Brand, Betsy – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2018
Despite advances in improving CCR for students with disabilities, a great deal of work is needed to help more students achieve their full potential. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) provides states with flexibility over the design of their educational systems and offers additional provisions to support CCR for all students, including…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
Surr, Wendy; Redding, Sam – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2017
In order to be successful in the 21st century, students will need to master an expanded set of competencies that extends beyond discrete academic standards. Competency-based education (CBE) is an educational approach that focuses on mastery of these competencies -- rather than seat time -- as a measure of student learning. This approach is being…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Competence
College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2017
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides increased flexibility for states and districts to develop strategies to support school improvement while, at the same time, emphasizes the importance of implementing evidence-based interventions to support low-performing schools. As states and districts implement comprehensive college and career…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students
College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2017
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to identify high schools with a graduation rate less than 67% as low performing. Each low-performing high school is required to implement an evidenced-based strategy to improve student outcomes. One challenge that states face is identifying and selecting evidence-based practices supporting…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students
Tomasello, Jenna; Brand, Betsy – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2016
How can states ensure that students who are overage or under-credit (OA/UC) not only graduate high school but are prepared for college or the workforce? Competency-based education (CBE) is one emerging strategy for addressing the needs of at-risk youth. CBE can address the needs of at-risk students because it is personalized to individual…
Descriptors: State Policy, Competency Based Education, Career Readiness, College Readiness
Deeds, Carinne; Malter, Zachary – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2016
This "Ask the CCRS Center Brief" provides an overview of the accountability measures used by states and districts to assess the college and career readiness of students who are educated in alternative programs and schools (defined hereafter as "alternative settings"). Alternative settings are designed to serve at-risk students…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Accountability, Nontraditional Education
Lee, Katelyn; Therriault, Susan – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2016
This brief examines strategies for leveraging State longitudinal data systems (SLDS) to promote college and career readiness (CCR) goals. The examples provided are based on current state efforts to use their state longitudinal data systems to achieve their CCR vision and goals. The following information outlines the basic purpose and elements of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Elementary Secondary Education
McGarrah, Michael W. – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2015
Lifelong Learning Skills (LLS) provide the foundation for learning and working. They broadly support student thinking, self-management, and social interaction, enabling the pursuit of education and career goals. Collectively, LLS are the means by which students master academic content and translate knowledge into action. There is a growing…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Daily Living Skills, Career Readiness, College Readiness
Mishkind, Anne – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
The purpose of this overview is to highlight select common elements of state definitions of "college and career readiness." Although preparing students for postgraduation opportunities has long been a priority for states, districts, and schools, a burgeoning global economy and ongoing labor market shifts call for renewed attention to the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Definitions, State Standards
Balestreri, Kathryn; Sambolt, Megan; Duhon, Chad; Smerdon, Becky; Harris, Joseph – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
The "College and Career Readiness and Success Organizer" is a graphic that displays a consolidated overview of the many elements that impact a learner's ability to succeed in college and careers at both the institutional and individual levels. The "Organizer" is intended to be a comprehensive and visual representation of the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Success, Student Educational Objectives
College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
This discussion guide is part of a larger practice guide designed to help state education agencies (SEAs) define measurement goals, select college and career readiness measures and indicators designed to support those goals, and use the data gathered with those measures and indicators to make informed decisions about college and career readiness…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Standard Setting, Benchmarking, Guides
McGarrah, Michael W. – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
The sources contained within this annotated bibliography can help inform state efforts to define the competencies that students need to be able to demonstrate, determine how schools and districts can ensure that students master these competencies, and measure school and student progress toward college and career readiness and success goals. This…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Annotated Bibliographies, Competence, College Readiness
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