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Document Number: 6854

Claiming Common Ground: State Policymaking for Improving College Readiness and Success - "Oldie but goodie." As the value of a college education increases, so does the attention paid to college preparation. This report from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education highlights state policies that improve postsecondary access and success. They include the implementation of statewide data systems, the alignment of coursework and assessments, and the creation of financial incentives that promote collaboration between K-12 and higher education. (Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney, Michael W. Kirst, Michael D. Usdan and Andrea Venezia, The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2006)...

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