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College News (9)
Education Week – A study from IQS Research, which specializes in governmental and educational issues, reveals that 60% of high-school students do not receive college information from their high-school guidance counselors. An even larger number see guidance counselors as unapproachable or a poo... More
Education Week – According to ACT, a majority of American students are still not ready for college. The good news is that they’re no less ready than they were last year. The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2012 report reveals 60% of high-school seniors failed to pass more than ... More
Education Week – The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count Data Book has determined that children are doing slightly better when it comes to their health and education. While more children are living in poverty, reading proficiency and high-school graduation rates improved. The s... More
Education Week – President Obama used Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to present education as part of the answer to America’s economic woes. Among his proposals is making higher education affordable by tying government support and financial aid to a university’s ab... More
Education Week – Education Week ranks the quality of education for all 50 states in its Quality Counts 2012: The Global Challenge report. The study compares US schools against their international counterparts. Twenty-nine states already use international standards to shape their education poli... More
EdWeek – In March, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan predicted that 82% of schools would fail the standards set by No Child Left Behind. According to recent estimates from the Center on Education Policy, however, “only” 48% of schools are expected to fail, though a few states have... More
Ed Week – Online learning is growing quickly at elementary, junior high and high-school levels, according to a report released at the Virtual School Symposium. Some districts are offering programs within their districts only, while others are pooling their resources to serve several districts ... More
Education Week – The United States spends more per capita on students than any country except Luxembourg, but that doesn’t mean we get the best results. The US currently ranks 16th in education. The National Center on Education and the Economy is suggesting several changes to the America... More
Education Week – The Colorado Department of Education has come under fire for failing to properly regulate online public schools. According to investigators, these schools improperly forwarded money to private schools and had student-to-teacher ratios as high as 375 to 1. Roughly 18,000 s... More