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Survey: Teachers Support College and Career Readiness

admin | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Ninety-five five percent of California teachers support setting a goal of college and career readiness for public school students, according to the results of a new survey sponsored by EdSource in partnership with the California Teachers Association. While most of the survey focused on the high school level, some of the survey results are relevant […] Read More

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White House Initiative Recognizes Career & College Clubs

admin | Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The White House Initiative on Educational  Excellence for Hispanics today recognized Career & College Clubs as a Bright Spot in Hispanic education. Since 2008, Career & College Clubs has empowered more than 50,000 middle school students, including 91% of participants from racial/ethnic minorities, 71% Hispanic, and more than 60% of their parents having no postsecondary […] Read More

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Middle Grades Webinar Series

admin | Thursday, September 10, 2015

Career & College Clubs is pleased to announce our latest initiative to improve middle grade outcomes. The Middle Grades Webinar Series  will help participants better understand the importance of middle grades, the research underlying the need for greater attention to college readiness / career awareness in the middle grades, and other valuable information germane to […] Read More

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It Takes More Than Luck

admin | Thursday, September 3, 2015

Between fourth and sixth grade, my friends and I attended an orchestra camp and had the run of a college campus for three days. We stayed in the dorms, ate meals in the student union, and ran all over campus trying to stay on schedule. Around the same time, my mom was working towards her […] Read More

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The literature on college and career readiness consistently affirms the importance of starting college and career readiness in middle school, or even earlier. The recent ACT study, The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2014: Students from Low-Income Families confirms this assertion once again. ACT determines if a student is college ready by his score […] Read More