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Document Number: 8454

Ready for Tomorrow: Six Proven Ideas to Graduate and Prepare More Students for College and 21st-Century Careers - Evidence from SREB's High Schools That Work initiative confirms that more students can be prepared for postsecondary opportunities - college, advanced career training or both - when schools combine rigorous academics, authentic projects and assignments in academic and career/technical classes and guidance and extra help. This report identifies six clear-cut conditions that schools can create in their career-focused programs of study to increase students' college and career readiness. (Gene Bottoms, Marna Young and Lingling Han, Southern Regional Education Board, November 2009)...


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