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Document Number: 6123

Improving the High School-to-College Transition Through Leadership and Governance - This issue brief suggests that the fragmented education system in states is a result of several factors: high school curricula and assessments not aligned with post-high school work and college expectations; state data systems that do not measure the effectiveness of high school improvement efforts; and separate K-12 and higher education accountability systems. The author proposes three strategies to join the K-12 and postsecondary systems creating a single P-16 governance structure, creating a permanent statewide education commission and strengthening statewide governance of higher education and highlights state policies applying these solutions. (Kristin D. Conklin, National Governors Association, April 2005)...

Related Issues

P-16 or P-20

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