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College isn’t for Everyone

Over the past decade or more, policy makers and educators have focused intensely on college readiness programs at the high school level.  A well-educated student is one who has mastered the skills necessary to be successful at the college level, … Continue reading

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Some Teacher Education Programs are Successful

Teacher education programs have come under fire lately. Even the Secretary of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) have called for teacher education programs to be “turned upside down in this country.” The vast majority of new teachers … Continue reading

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How Should We Gauge College Readiness?

High school completion doesn’t equal college readiness. That painful fact is revealed by the increasing number of remediation classes at the college level. Education leaders are focusing on how to ensure that high school graduates really are prepared for college … Continue reading

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