On September 9, 2014, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) hosted a briefing on the lessons learned from the implementation of the Rigorous Programs of Study initiative in six states.
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This is a cross-post from The Quick and the Ed, authored by Mark Schneider (original post date: August 18, 2014). This is the second of two posts about U.S. teens’ results on a recent international assessment of financial literacy.
This is a cross-post from The Quick and the Ed, authored by Lydia Malley and Teresa Kroeger (original post date: August 18, 2014). This is the first of two posts about U.S. teens’ results on a recent international assessment of financial literacy.
A career pathway approach connects progressive levels of education, training, support services, and credentials for specific occupations in a way that optimizes the progress and success of individuals with varying levels of abilities and needs. This approach helps people earn marketable credentials, engage in further education and employment, and achieve economic success.
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The alarming numbers of college students who require remedial education courses continue to stir concerns within state policy, education and research circles. At least 20 to 25 percent of students at four- and two-year institutions require at least one remedial course, with the numbers reaching upwards of 60 percent at some community colleges.
This post is the second in a two-part series highlighting key conversations from the April 3, 2014, Webinar titled, “CCSSO Innovation Lab Network: Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Competency Based Education” hosted by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Council of Chief State School Officials (CCSSO).
On April 3, 2014 the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Council of Chief State School Officials (CCSSO) co-hosted the second installment of a three-part webinar series on creative educational practices titled “CCSSO Innovation Lab Network: Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Competency Based Education.” This post is the first in a two-part series highlighting key conversations from the presenters.
The past decade has witnessed impressive growth in and commitment to helping more students graduate, fueled in part by a growing body of research on barriers to achievement of a diploma or credential. The 2014 Building a GradNation Summit was energized by the news that our national on-time graduation rate had reached 80% for the first time, growing ever closer to the GradNation campaign’s goal of a 90% on-time graduation rate by 2020.
This is a cross-post from Ready by 21 authored by Patrick Boyle. Original post date: July 17, 2014. What does it take to get young people ready for life?