Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

A new set of income statistics says quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close. For all the struggles that many young college graduates face, a four-year degree has probably never...

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Colorado Commission on Higher Education passes Resolution in Support of Colorado Academic Standards

May 9th, 2014 View the complete resolution here. WHEREAS, the Colorado Academic Standards define what students should know and be able to do at the end of each grade level and advance equity of outcomes for...

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Inside APLU: Supporting the Common Core State Standards

APLU believes higher standards in education are important and we support the Common Core State Standards. Developed at the behest of governors, chief state school officers, and business leaders, the standards have been adopted in...

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Education picture looks brighter

In Tennessee this year, more than 60 percent of high school graduates who enrolled in a Tennessee public college or university required some type of remedial or academic support. Preparing high school graduates for college-level...

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Ky. voices: Common core standards target of misinformation

The standards clearly describe to teachers what students need to know and be able to do at the end of kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and all the way up to high school graduation. However,...

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