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High School Feedback: An Analysis of States' Current Efforts - This report provides an analysis of whether each state has a high school feedback data system, and if they do, who is providing the information, what components are included, and where is can be found. (Data Quality Campaign, January 2013)...

The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2010 - Using ACT test scores and the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, the Condition of College & Career Readiness reports provide national and state snapshots of college readiness of the graduating seniors of the class of 2010 who took the ACT in high school. Interactive map allows users to key into a particular state and review the detailed results. (American College Testing, 2010)...

Measuring Up: A Midwestern Perspective on the National Report Card--2002 to 2008 - This report enables Midwestern states to make comparisons regionally and nationally in the following areas: preparation for college, participation, affordability, completion and benefits. The report is created to provide policymakers and the public with non-partisan information about state progress in higher education. (Educational Policy Institute, October 2009)...

National Overview: Measuring College and Career Readiness - This report reveals career interests and achievement results for 2009 ACT-tested high school graduates in every state. Page 10 of each state profile indicates whether students are interested in and prepared for the projected high-growth jobs in their state. (American College Testing, October 2009) ...

Investigating the Alignment of High School and Community College Assessments in California - This report examines the math and English expectations for high school students entering California's community colleges, and reveals the degree of alignment between what students master in high school versus what is expected for college-level work. (Richard Brown and David Niemi, The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, June 2007) ...

Securing Kentucky's Future: A Plan for Improving College Readiness and Success - A Kentucky task force developed six core recommendations to reduce the number of underprepared students who come to college and increase the effectiveness of programs to help these students. The recommendations include: update college admissions regulations; create an integrated accountability system tied to performance; fund infrastructure improvement; align college readiness standards and tie to educator professional development; better link educator preparation to college readiness; and develop early student interventions. (Kentucky Developmental Education Task Force, February 2007) ...

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