Tag: College and Career Readiness
June 27, 2017
Though often outshone by their coastal neighbors, California’s central and eastern regions are home to millions of potential college students who could make the difference between the state boasting a thriving economy – or not.
June 14, 2017
The high school graduation and college attendance rates for black, Latino, Native American and Pacific Islander young men is well below that of whites and Asians. A new study by the Education Trust-West urges barriers be lifted and more support offered for those minority male students.
May 8, 2017
The free courses increased scores an average of 115 points from earlier and preliminary scores.
April 30, 2017
Students from low-income and immigrant families may face particularly difficult decisions in weighing colleges' financial aid offers. Some families are very resistant to loans.
April 18, 2017
The numbers vary among ethnic groups, school districts and individual high schools.
April 12, 2017
Across California, 34 high schools and 12 districts have formed a network to promote performance-based assessments, including portfolios. These are the end product of months of intense collaboration, research, critical thinking and multiple revisions that students typically present in their senior year.
March 22, 2017
As result of an 11-8 trustees vote, undergraduate tuition for a full-time student from California would rise to $5,742 a year, not including campus fees, housing and books. But officials say that increased grants will fully cover the increase for many students at CSU's 23 campuses.
March 8, 2017
KIPP charter school network reports that many of its college-going alumni experience significant hardships, including sometimes lacking the funds to afford meals.
March 2, 2017
The current metric for college and career readiness focuses too heavily on college preparation, critics have said.
March 2, 2017
The coalition believes the new school dashboard minimizes the importance of 11th-grade Smarter Balanced results.
February 26, 2017
Incoming students at 90 private colleges in California face a possible $1,028, or 11 percent, cut to the Cal Grants they hope to receive. The colleges say that avoiding that reduction will help take enrollment pressures off UC and CSU. But Gov. Jerry Brown is looking for belt-tightening in higher education.
February 23, 2017
Citing duplication, the state's third-largest district sought to drop the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
February 8, 2017
The new federal education law eliminated the subsidy for low-income students.
January 18, 2017
The incentive is aimed at increasing the number of math, science, bilingual education and special education teachers.