Document Number: 11007Closing the Expectations Gap: 2013 Annual Report on the Alignment of State K-12 Policies and Practice with the Demands of College and Careers - This eighth annual 50-state report describes progress–and the lack of progress– in advancing state policies that will equip high school graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college, careers, and citizenship. While all states now have readiness standards, fewer than half require students to learn those standards in time for graduation because they may refuse to take standards-embedded classes. No state has all four CCR prerequisites in standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and accountability. An appendix allows for state-by-state comparisons. (Achieve, November 2013)...
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