College and Career Ready: Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School

College and Career Ready: Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School

Author(s): David T. Conley

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012 10:28AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470257913

Online ISBN: 9781118269411

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269411

About this Book

Giving students the tools they need to succeed in college and work

College and Career Ready offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success. The book is filled with detailed, practical guidelines and case descriptions of what the best high schools are doing.

  • Includes clear guidelines for high school faculty to adapt their programs of instruction in the direction of enhanced college/career readiness
  • Provides practical strategies for improving students' content knowledge and academic behaviors
  • Offers examples of best practices and research-based recommendations for change

The book considers the impact of behavioral issues-such as time management and study habits-as well as academic skills on college readiness.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Redefining College and Career Readiness

  2. Part II: Steps on the Road to Readiness

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