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College- and Career-Ready: Using Outcomes Data to Hold High Schools Accountable for Student Success

Aldeman, Chad. (2009). College- and career-ready: using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success. Washington, DC: Education Sector.

This report argues that the best way to measure whether students are prepared for college or a career is by looking at what actually happens when students arrive at their intended destination. Do they go to college, and, once there, do they need to take remedial courses? Do their grades reflect an ability to do college-level work? If they don't go to college, are they able to find gainful employment?

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