Students can make impressive gains in reading even under difficult circumstances if guided and encouraged to think for themselves.
High school graduates are putting off going to college as students and families cope with the financial challenges of the pandemic, a new national study shows.
The decision comes after CSU delayed a vote to add a quantitative reasoning course — in addition to 3 years of math — as an admission requirement.
After years of constant moving and economic instability, Johana Resendiz is now part of the history-making Latino students accepted into the UC system this year
ACT and SAT are better measures of college readiness than state tests, proponents say.
Schools with more counselors report higher graduation rates, more students going to college.
New research finds these students had lower grade point averages than their peers because of barriers they faced in high school.
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
Colleges would miss out on valuable information about student readiness if they eliminate test scores from the admissions process.
Many schools serving low-income students already fail to offer all the courses needed for admission to CSU campuses.
High SAT and ACT scores still provide an edge even if colleges don't require them.
Some warn that it will be difficult for other districts to increase math graduation requirements due to budget and staffing constraints.
Opponents say the requirement would harm black and Latino students. Supporters say it would prepare students for college math courses.
Studies show that freshman year can be one of the most critical years in a student's academic journey.
One bill would let school districts give the SAT or ACT to all students, at state expense; another calls on UC and CSU to consider phasing out the tests altogether.