The College and Career Readiness of U.S. High School Graduates

By Achieve
April 18, 2016

This report, one of the annual 50-state reports on each state’s adoption of college- and career-ready (CCR) policies as reflected in state standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and accountability systems. Having the right policies is necessary to ensure that students graduate academically prepared for college and careers, but policy alone is insufficient– implementation of policy matters. So how do states and their citizens know whether their policies are having the intended effect? As graduation rates continue to rise, how do states know whether more students are graduating college and career ready? To know the answers to these questions, Achieve looked at actual student performance against CCR measures in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Source Organization: Achieve

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