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Should College Become Part of High School?

ED Surge

Last year, when Jayla Arensberg was a sophomore at Burnsville High School near St. Paul, Minnesota, a teacher showed her a flier saying that a program at the school could save her $25,000 on college. “I It’s a stark example of how the line between high school and college is blurring for more students.

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How 3 Districts Are Reimagining High School and the Future of Work

Digital Promise

Three innovative school districts are reimagining the high school experience to better prepare students for college and career.

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What All High Schools Can Draw From Career and Technical Education Programs

ED Surge

Ethan, a high school junior studying to become a secondary history teacher in our Academy for Teaching and Learning, was presenting findings from his extensive research to the staff at our school. To close the skills gap, there are a number of practices, strategies and ideas that any high school can draw from the CTE model.

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Computer Science Course Offerings in High School Spur More Students to Coding Degrees

ED Surge

In recent years high schools across the country have been adding computer science courses, and there is a movement to make them ubiquitous. Liu sees that as evidence that increasing CS offerings in high school is helping to address well-known disparities in the tech world. “We Next Steps An estimated 57 percent of U.S.

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On the Podcast: High School Math Reform

Heinemann Blog

Despite the fact that our current high school math curriculum is often outdated and not preparing students for the current societal and workplace realities, change is slow to come. Today, we hear from Steve Leinwand and Eric Milou, longtime champions of high school math instruction reform and authors of Invigorating High School Math.

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PROOF POINTS: Professors say high school math doesn’t prepare most students for their college majors

The Hechinger Report

A survey of college professors indicates that most fields of study don’t require many of the math topics that high school students learn in high school. Credit: Kevin Wolf/ Associated Press The typical ambitious high school student takes advanced algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus and calculus.

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PROOF POINTS: New evidence of high school grade inflation

The Hechinger Report

Close up of an illustration from the cover of a May 2022 study on high school grade inflation by ACT, a maker of college admissions tests. The ACT study found that high school grades rose between 2010 and 2022 while scores on the ACT fell. high school transcripts around the nation, grade point averages climbed 0.11