blog navigation

blog posts

  • College readiness declines when school focuses on test scores, study finds

    Students college readiness may decline when reform policies shift schools instructional focus to improving students performance on mandated tests, concludes a new study co-written by education professor Anjal D. Welton. Montrischa Williams of the American Institutes for Research was Weltons co-author.

    Students college readiness may decline when reform policies shift schools instructional focus to improving students performance on mandated tests, concludes a new study co-written by education professor Anjal D. Welton. Montrischa Williams of the American Institutes for Research was Weltons co-author.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

    Images

blog posts

  • Editor's note: To reach Anjalé Welton, call 217-333-0807; email ajwelton@illinois.edu
    To reach Montrischa M. Williams, call 781-373-7035; email mwilliams@air.org

    The paper, “Accountability Strain, College Readiness Drain: Sociopolitical Tensions Involved in Maintaining a College-going Culture in a High ‘Minority’, High Poverty Texas High School” is available online from Project Muse or from the News Bureau.