College Readiness Begins in Middle School (PDF)
Report that finds while most middle and high school students are planning to go
to college, few are taking a challenging college prep curriculum. Recommends
that preparation for college begin in middle school, where students have time
to plan a challenging high school curriculum.
Nationally recognized source of information on jobs and careers, including
training and education needed required, expected earnings, expected job
prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics
State Scholars Initiative
Program that involves business leaders in developing a rigorous high school
curriculum and motivates students to take harder courses.
Interstate Commission for Higher Education