College and Career Ready in the 21st Century

College and Career Ready in the 21st Century

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More than half of 9th graders in the United States will never complete a college degree. High schools must do more than prepare some students for college: They must prepare all American youth for productive lives as well as continued learning beyond high school. In this timely volume, two educational leaders advocate for a more meaningful high school experience. To accomplish this, the authors argue that we need to change the focus of our current high school reform efforts from qcollege for allq to qcareers for all.q This work shows how schools can prepare young people both for the emerging workplace and postsecondary education.Authentic achievement: Restructuring schools for intellectual quality. San Francisco: ... Collateral damage: How high-stakes testing corrupts Americaa#39;s schools. Cambridge, MA: ... 23/46/41284038.pdf Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2010). Learning for jobs: Synthesis report of the OECD reviews of vocational education and training. ... Louisville, KY: National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, University of Louisville. Parnell, D.

Title:College and Career Ready in the 21st Century
Author:James R. Stone, Morgan V. Lewis
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2015-04-17


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