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1.2 What Is College and Career Ready?

Time to View

The following video from the Center for Public Education discusses College and Career Readiness in a very immediate way. It asks the question: “Does a future electrician need the same education as a future professor?” Watch this video to find out what students need to succeed at a good college -- or a good first job.


Data First Training: College and Career Readiness
from Center for Public Education on Vimeo.
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Time to Reflect

Take a few minutes to reflect on these questions about the importance of looking at the data on your students.

  • According to ACT data, what are some things that successful high school graduates have in common regardless of their goals – career or college?
  • What are two simple steps students can take to increase college/career readiness?
  • Why is tracking your students after high school graduation important?

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