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Society and Culture, Education

Tracking the ‘career’ in college and career ready

If you’re looking for data on college preparedness, the education world is lousy with it. ACT/SAT scores, remediation rates, AP scores, graduation rates, it’s all there for your perusal. But, if you’re looking for the career bit of “College and Career” you’re out of luck. Quite frankly, there is a dearth of information available on how well our schools prepare students for careers. read more >

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Society and Culture, Education

“Teacher Quality 2.0: Toward a New Era in Education Reform”

What if nearly every student could have access to an outstanding teacher…without having to magically create thousands of new excellent teachers? If this seems impossible, then you are likely thinking about “1.0” teaching in an increasingly “2.0” world of schooling. An edited volume released today unpacks this distinction and suggests new directions for evaluating and improving teacher quality. read more >