college readiness

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    Adults believe that youngins are not prepared for success in the workforce

    Gallup conducted a survey on behalf of Communities In Schools to gauge whether adults believe that young men and women are prepared for college and career.  According to the poll results, which were released at the inaugural Milliken Dialogues and Policy Summit today, most adults are not…
    Terry Stoops, April 25, 2018
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    N.C. is making incremental progress on Advanced Placement tests

    The 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) scores for the class of 2017 were released today. To receive college credit for the course, high school students must score at level 3 of higher on the AP test.   In North Carolina, the percentage of students scoring a 3 or higher continues to…
    Terry Stoops, February 21, 2018
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    ACT: 60 percent of 2012 graduates are not ready for college or career

    ACT released a new report this morning, The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2012.  The report concludes that a majority of students are at risk of not succeeding in college or in the workforce. The report covers the ACT-tested high school graduating class of 2012.  The study assessed…
    Terry Stoops, August 22, 2012
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    Top NC High Schools

    Congratulations to the 73 North Carolina high schools recognized by U.S. News and World Report in their annual ranking of the nation’s best high schools.  According to U.S. News, the top ten high schools in North Carolina were as follows: 1. Hopewell High School, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (#663…
    Terry Stoops, May 8, 2012
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    One in four high school graduates are “college-ready”

    According to a New York Post article, Just one out of every four [New York City public school] students who started high school in 2007 went on to graduate in 2011 prepared for college under a first-ever city measure aligned with City University of New York entrance…
    Terry Stoops, October 25, 2011
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    College readiness infographic

    Created by Knewton and Column Five Media…
    Terry Stoops, October 24, 2011