TITLE

Getting Serious About Student Success: High School-College Alignment

AUTHOR(S)
Reindl, Travis
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
College & University;2006, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the consideration of student success, which is significant in the transition between secondary and postsecondary education in the U.S. According to an international data, the nation is lagging in high school and college completion. Thus, the prime area of focus in the policy arena is the efficiency and effectiveness of the human capital pipeline of the country. In order to keep the U.S. competitive in the race to develop and employ human capital, some observations should be the focus of policy initiatives. Such observations stress that (1) students are not taking enough of the right courses to succeed in college, (2) student assessments are poorly timed and are not rigorous enough, and (3) postsecondary options for high school students are underused.
ACCESSION #
20286097

 

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