College and career readiness

Which edtech product is already changing learning for the better? 5 districts weigh in

These five leaders shared with District Administration their most valuable edtech tools and why they work so well for their students and staff. To no surprise, it all comes down to effectives and ease of access.

How connecting with communities can pave pathways for success after high school

Early planning for both postsecondary and career pathways can not only save time and money in the long run, but can also give students ample opportunity to discover their interests and strengths.

High school students are suffering from financial illiteracy. Here’s how to fix it.

A whopping 53% of high school teachers are seeing concerning levels of financial illiteracy among their students. One reason is that the percentage of teens working has plummeted.

Advice for smaller districts: Here are 4 ways to give students access to advanced math

Teachers in high-needs areas are more likely than their counterparts in resource-abundant schools to use curriculum from the previous year, according to a new report. It's up to education leaders to help close the gap.

Creating a Portrait of a Graduate: New Measures of College, Career, and Life Readiness

Thursday, April 20 at 2 pm ET

Attend this webinar to learn more about a new metric to determine if students are adequately prepared for college, career, and life, and some strategies for creating a more student-centered, holistic model of academic and career success.  

Why social studies instruction may not be coming to the rescue

Those hoping that more rigorous social studies instruction in K12 will heal some of the nation's political divisions may be discouraged by what researchers have found in U.S. elementary schools.

Here are 7 education changes lawmakers promise for 2023

"With the promise of prosperity on the horizon, there is nothing more crucial to our individual success than education," said Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan.

How to ensure a brighter future: Prepare and empower our youth now

Career and self-exploration should begin as early as middle school when kids are less stressed and more curious about their future.

Why AI education will soon become an integral part of K12 education

School districts, colleges and universities across the country have entered a partnership to promote and expand AI education for all students, an area that's "exploded" since the emergence of tools like ChatGPT.

How unexpectedly high K12 enrollment losses will be felt across education

About 833,000 fewer students enrolled in public schools in fall 2021 than had been predicted, with the most surprising drops occurring in middle school, according to the latest data, foretelling a drop in the number of high school graduates and, subsequently, college freshmen.

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