Category: postsecondary education
Category » postsecondary education
- 1/1/08 - Trusty, Jerry, Mellin, Elizabeth A., Herbert, James T.
Achievement gaps among racial-ethnic and socioeconomic status groups are an enduring, pervasive, and multifaceted phenomenon. Therefore, efforts aimed at understanding and addressing these gaps must be developmentally and environmentally broad, involving numerous school counselor roles and tasks, including leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and strategic interventions. In this article, we first document achievement gap trends and then provide a framework for understanding and sequencing...
- 1/2/09 - Tonika Duren Green, Darlene Willis, Marsha Dodson, Martha Parham
This presentation addresses issues in ensuring student graduation and college sucess
- 1/16/09 - Brian Pusser, John Levin
"Contemporary community colleges are on the brink of crisis, facing both praise and criticism on so many dimensions that it is difficult to make an overall assessment of their legitimacy. Each of the primary missions of community colleges faces a broad spectrum of challenges, made more complex by misapprehensions about the various roles of community colleges, lack of clear and consistent data on outcomes, and the relative weakness of the institutions and their students in state and federal...
- 1/16/09 - Bruce Vandal
"The Education Commission of the States (ECS), with support from the KnowledgeWorks Foundation (Cincinnati, Ohio), dedicated 2009 to engaging state education, business and workforce development leaders in the creation of a framework for how states can more effectively align education, economic development and workforce development policy. ECS devoted meetings of its Steering Committee and its National Forum on Education Policy in 2009 to the topic. In addition, ECS engaged other leaders...
- 1/23/09 - Sarah Hooker, Betsy Brand
"This publication is designed to help policymakers and practitioners learn about effective programs supporting college- and career-readiness. These programs help diverse youth to improve their academic performance, identify career aspirations, build employer-desired skills, plan for postsecondary education, and develop the personal resources necessary to achieve their goals. Twenty-three program evaluations are briefl y summarized to give policymakers and practitioners an understanding of...
- 1/7/09 - J.B. Schramm , E. Kinney Zalesne
"This paper is about helping every high school in America learn in a systematic, methodical way how its graduates are doing, whether in four-year colleges, two-year colleges, vocational programs, or apprenticeships. And it’s about making sure high schools can use that information every day to make sound, strategic decisions to launch their students to postsecondary success."