Products

Find products from the CCRS Center that are practical and research-based to support states with implementing college and career readiness initiatives. Our products include reports, briefs, fact sheets, guides, and tools on topics varying from lifelong learning skills, career pathways, and measures of college and career readiness.  

CCRS Center March 2014 E-Newsletter

The CCRS Center works to help states and other CCRS stakeholders better inform, align, and support efforts to ensure that all students are ready for success in college and careers. Each newsletter will includes links to new CCRS Center products, information about CCRS-related events and webinars, and updates on the Center's technical assistance projects.

CCRS Center December 2013 E-Newsletter

The CCRS Center works to help states and other CCRS stakeholders better inform, align, and support efforts to ensure that all students are ready for success in college and careers. Each newsletter will includes links to new CCRS Center products, information about CCRS-related events and webinars, and updates on the Center's technical assistance projects.

Considerations for Collaborations to Support College and Career Readiness: A Facilitator’s Guide

This resource includes guiding questions and key considerations designed to help states explore the complex challenges inherent in facilitating cross-systems alignment through ongoing collaboration. Each question borrows from the systems research base derived from within and outside the field of education. The key considerations that accompany each question are designed to help users frame their own efforts within the conditions that the research base links to collaborative success.

Predictors of Postsecondary Success

This brief summarizes early childhood through early postsecondary education research that identifies student skills, behaviors, and other characteristics that predict future academic and workplace success. This information can support policymakers and practitioners as they begin to develop and validate factors that identify students who are on a path to postsecondary success as early as prekindergarten and throughout their academic career.

Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education

This brief catalogs accelerated learning options that are currently being implemented and highlights efforts made both within and across secondary and postsecondary education. An education system that is responsive to the needs of all students must provide students opportunities to move through secondary and postsecondary education at an individualized pace that meets their needs. Accelerated learning serves as a promising tool to provide such opportunities to students.

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