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Reverse Transfer: The path less traveled

Free and compulsory school age requirements

Redesigning State Financial Aid: Principles to guide state aid policymaking

Learning Time in America: Trends to reform the American school calendar

Computer science in high school graduation requirements

Community colleges expand role into awarding bachelor's degrees

Targeted programs and career pathways within workforce development policies

Questions to consider when creating or modifying charter school laws

Using assessments to inform 12th-grade interventions and accelerations (see the accompanying 50-state database)

Blueprint for college readiness
* 50-state policy analysis

* 50-state database 

  • schoolage
    State policymakers across the nation continue to push for expanded free and compulsory school age requirements.
  • financialaid
    This report marks the launch of a two-year project focused on rethinking state financial aid programs to meet the needs of today's college students.
  • computer
    More states have amended high school graduation requirements so that computer science can replace math, science or foreign language courses.
  • degrees
    More states are allowing community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees and there are several fundamental questions for state leaders to take into account.
  • NF2015
    Join us in June for the premier education policy event of 2015! No other event brings together such a wide range of pivotal leaders all focused on transforming education policy.
  • blueprint
    Designed to serve as a framework to help K-12 and higher education leaders conceptualize the multitude of education reform efforts underway in their states.
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Career/Technical Education
Study provides wage data for CA community college grads
Many career and technical education programs show “substantial, positive earnings effects,” but a more granular look at the programs — and the characteristics and motives of students who enroll in them — is needed in order to determine which programs yield the best results, according to a new paper that examines the wage earnings of graduates of the California Community College system. (Diverse Education)

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