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High schools

A group of high school graduates in black caps and gowns poses for a photo in their gymnasium.
Nov 22, 2022
Even as total community college enrollment has fallen, the number of dual-enrolled high school students has grown. Is it enough to sustain the long-suffering two-year institution?

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November 21, 2008
Minnesota community college hosts a full-fledged high school on its campus, where students take career-oriented courses while earning college credits. The model is catching on.
October 23, 2008
Organization says exam will help students prepare for higher ed. Others question whether American schools need more multiple choice assessments.
October 1, 2008
Jane Margolis is a scholar of equity issues raised by technology whose previous book was Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women and Computing. Her new book, which (like the previous one) is published by MIT Press, focuses on how issues of class and race affect access to technology and training. Stuck in the Shallow End: Education, Race, and Computing is based on research by Margolis in Los Angeles high schools serving students of varying socioeconomic backgrounds.
September 29, 2008
High school counselors remain divided on what they should tell colleges about the disciplinary records of applicants. Should admissions officers know if potential students were suspended?
August 13, 2008
Test continues to experience rapid growth, which may explain small drop in average score. Popularity continues to rise in states dominated by SAT.
August 7, 2008
NCAA is reconsidering a rule that bars Division I men's basketball recruiters from attending non-scholastic events in April, citing some coaches' concerns that it could raise costs of scouting prospects.
June 5, 2008
Most states have created councils to oversee education from preschool through college. Are they making a difference?
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?
May 22, 2008
Beginning in 2009, New York U. will no longer award academic credit to freshmen for college courses they took while in high school.
May 14, 2008
College access advertising campaign aims to encourage 8th through 10th graders to take on biology, foreign languages and algebra II.

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