New Report: Getting Students Ready for College and Careers

Posted by on July 21, 2006

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast]


Not only does your state need more students to graduate from high school — it needs graduates who are better prepared for college and the workplace. The president of the Southern Regional Education Board warns that more high school students need to take an essential core of courses and asserts that courses once considered college-prep are now necessary for all students in today’s economy. The report outlines where 16 southern states stand on graduation requirements, achievement gaps and other key issues. Learn about strategies that could help your state improve readiness rates and reduce the need for remediation in college.

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