This brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education calls for “expanded learning opportunities for high school students through methods such as work-based experiences, innovative technology, and personalized lesson plans, saying these have the potential to help address projected skill and knowledge shortages in the nation’s workforce.” Check out the full document for more.
“Millions of Americans are denied the chance to take college-level courses by a downscale version of the SAT.” Read more in this article from Washington Monthly.
An op-ed in the Washington Post expands on the problems with remedial policies at many community colleges.
The Indiana Education Roundtable voted this week to recommend the State Board of Education adopt stricter standards aimed at improving college and career readiness. Read more in this article from the Herald Bulletin.