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Foorman, Barbara R. – National Comprehensive Center, 2020
The disappointing results of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress--a dip in trajectory of reading proficiency for all students except those at the highest level of ability--are prompting states to consider new reading-related policies and actions. In "State Policy Levers for Improving Literacy," Barbara Foorman describes…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Literacy Education, National Competency Tests
Robson, Kelly; O'Neal Schiess, Jennifer – National Comprehensive Center at Westat, 2020
Dual enrollment programs, which allow high school students to earn postsecondary credits through partnerships between secondary and postsecondary institutions, are one of several approaches to enabling students to earn postsecondary credit while in high school. These programs provide high-achieving students with access to more rigorous coursework,…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Credits, College School Cooperation
Reinhardt, M. J.; Moses, T.; Arkansas, K.; Ormson, B.; Ward, G. K. – National Comprehensive Center at Westat, 2020
This brief provides contextual information and descriptions of select programs and practices serving Native students, regarding state identification and support, representation of Native student interest, and locally created examples. The National Comprehensive Center's American Indian and Alaska Native Education Project developed this brief to…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Alaska Natives