Developing more meaningful definitions of college readiness
TASA INSIGHT Magazine, 28(4), 13–15.
Complementing traditional quantitative measures with more qualitative tools can help determine college and career readiness.
This article was published outside of NWEA. The full text can be found at the link above.
In this guest blog on the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment’s CenterLine, the authors share their perspective on how states, districts, and schools should consider using assessment to support instruction when school begins again in the fall.
By: Patrick Meyer, G. Gage Kingsbury
Catching up or falling behind: Measuring middle school achievement trajectories for college readiness
This study presents a framework that uses academic trajectories in the middle grades for identifying students in need of intervention and providing targeted support.
What can educators do right now to address the potential learning shortfall from COVID-19 school closures in the fall and help students catch up? Here are seven recommendations.
How to promote equity in advanced coursework participation: Three strategies for closing the gaps—and retaining students
How can leaders in education better understand and address opportunity gaps in course-taking? District administrators in Gresham-Barlow School District (GBSD), just outside Portland, Oregon, took a data-driven approach.
By: Teresa Ketelsen, Beth Tarasawa
Updated College Explorer provides educators, students, and parents with insights into which colleges and universities students are already on track to enter, and the academic growth goals they need in order to reach the median ACT or SAT score at those colleges and universities.
Mentions: Greg King
In this interview, NWEA’s Greg King shares how recent updates to College Explorer make it an even more powerful tool to help students, families, teachers, and counselors navigate—and prepare for—post-secondary options.
By: Greg King
Topics: College & career readiness
College Explorer from NWEA® helps students, parents, and teachers develop pathways to higher education. This powerful tool links MAP® Growth™ scores with national benchmarks for colleges, universities, and even specific majors.
By: Greg King