Strand: Public Policy—Supporting equity and education
Time: Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 9:45 to 11:00 AM
Room: Yorktown

ABSTRACT

Of the nearly 100 different types of high school diplomas that are awarded across all fifty states and the District of Columbia, less than half prepare students for success in college and career. This session will highlight the gaps in college and career preparation across states, the impact on historically underserved students, and highlight best practices that policymakers and education leaders can implement to ensure all students graduate from high school college and career ready.

PRESENTER

Monica Almond, PhD
Senior Associate, Policy Development and Government Relations
Alliance for Excellent Education

Dr. Monica Almond serves as Senior Associate, Policy Development and Government Relations at the Alliance for Excellent Education—a DC-based policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students graduate from high school college- and career-ready. At the Alliance Dr. Almond leads the Alliance’s work on Perkins reauthorization, career and technical education, college-and career-pathways systems, and state high school graduation requirements. Dr. Almond manages the policy development of the Alliance’s Linked Learning portfolio, and highlights other evidence- and research-based college-and career-pathways initiatives across the country.

Event Timeslots (3)

Thursday, April 19
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THURSDAY | YORKTOWN
Of the nearly 100 different types of high school diplomas that are awarded across all fifty states and the District of Columbia, less than half prepare students for success in college and career. This session will highlight the gaps in college and career preparation across states, the impact on historically underserved students, and highlight best practices that policymakers and education leaders can implement to ensure all students graduate from high school college and career ready.

Yorktown
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THURSDAY | YORKTOWN
Of the nearly 100 different types of high school diplomas that are awarded across all fifty states and the District of Columbia, less than half prepare students for success in college and career. This session will highlight the gaps in college and career preparation across states, the impact on historically underserved students, and highlight best practices that policymakers and education leaders can implement to ensure all students graduate from high school college and career ready.

Session 5 (Thursday 9:45-11:00)
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THURSDAY | YORKTOWN
Of the nearly 100 different types of high school diplomas that are awarded across all fifty states and the District of Columbia, less than half prepare students for success in college and career. This session will highlight the gaps in college and career preparation across states, the impact on historically underserved students, and highlight best practices that policymakers and education leaders can implement to ensure all students graduate from high school college and career ready.

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