Bibliography: African Americans (page 1220 of 1351)

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Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Florida's Students. Florida is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Florida in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Illinois' Students. Illinois is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Illinois in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Missouri's Students. Missouri is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This state card profile captures the progress made by Missouri in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Maryland's Students. Maryland is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Maryland in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Kentucky's Students. Kentucky is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Kentucky in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Mississippi's Students. Mississippi is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This state card profile captures the progress made by Mississippi in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Idaho's Students. Idaho is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Idaho in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Hawaii's Students. Hawaii is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Hawaii in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Kansas' Students. Kansas is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Kansas in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Georgia's Students. Georgia is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Georgia in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Iowa's Students. Iowa is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Iowa in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Maine's Students. Maine is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Maine in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Indiana's Students. Indiana is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Indiana in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Michigan's Students. Michigan is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This state card profile captures the progress made by Michigan in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

Alliance for Excellent Education (2011). Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of Louisiana's Students. Louisiana is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures the progress made by Louisiana in adopting both the common core state standards, subsequent work in ensuring those standards are accompanied by college- and career-ready assessments, and the potential benefits of preparing all students for success in college and a career.   [More]  Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development

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