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  • Dual Enrollees Excel in Postsecondary

    Following hard on the heels of our recent Data Driven blog post on the benefits of dual enrollment, the National Student Clearinghouse has just published recent data on college completion overall, and for former dual enrollment students, in a new Signature Report.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/18/2013 12:32:30 AM

  • Data Driven: Dual Enrollment Benefits CTE Students

    Dual enrollment and dual credit programs are hot topics in education today. Research on dual enrollment has demonstrated positive effects for all students, including CTE students, as we explore in this month's Data Driven blog post.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:07:33 PM

  • Online Tools for Adult Education, Pathways, Veterans and More

    Online scorecards, infographics and other online tools are flourishing. One of the most recent entries is an infographic series created by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education for the nation as a whole and for all 50 states and DC. "Tapping the Potential: Profile of Adult Education Target Population" profiles use Census data to show the percentage of adults that lack a high school credential or English proficiency.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:05:44 PM

  • Spotlight on Apprenticeship

    The Center for American Progress has released a report describing the value of apprenticeships in the U.S., as well as the challenges it faces.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:03:49 PM

  • Postsecondary Round-up: Debt, Aid and Innovation

    A new report and a new toolkit are contributing to the higher education dialogue on issues of student debt and high-quality, publicly accessible information.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:03:09 PM

  • Slipping PISA Scores Speak to Need for Applied Skills

    The United States has fallen farther behind its fellow OECD countries in the performance of 15-year-olds on reading, science and math assessments. American 15-year-olds ranked 17th in reading, 21st in science and 26th in mathematics among the 34 OECD countries in the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:33:09 AM

  • Profiles in Competency-based Education

    The Center for American Progress defines competency-based education, and shares stories of students who have successfully pursued competency-based education, in a new publication.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:31:10 AM

  • Project-based Learning Supports Women in STEM

    A survey of alumni from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, which features a project-based curriculum, explored the long-term impacts of project-based learning. For each of the 39 impact areas assessed, women in particular reported that project-based learning had positively impacted their success. This adds to a growing body of research that project-based learning, a key component of CTE, may help to recruit and retain women into STEM fields.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:30:43 AM

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