June Articles of Interest for Higher Education Professionals

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The Association for Institutional Research shared the following publications of interest for higher education professionals. Click on the titles to access the full articles. These article summaries are credited to the Electronic AIR Newsletter (June 2013 edition).

Preparing Students for College (Melodie Christal)

Using data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) provides information on what high schools are doing to help students transition to postsecondary education in Preparing for College: What High Schools are Doing and How Their Actions Influence Ninth Graders’ College Attitudes, Aspirations, and Plans 

What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready? (Melodie Christal)

In What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready?, The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) investigates the level of mathematics and English literacy required for high school graduates to be successful in the first year of a community college program.

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