WASHINGTON, DC-- Today the New America Foundation's Federal
Education Budget Project (FEBP) released its issue brief "10 Ideas to Ensure College Readiness in the No Child Left Behind &
Higher Education Acts" by Education Policy Program Director MaryEllen
McGuire. The issue brief lays out strategies for federal policymakers to
incorporate college readiness proposals into legislation.
"The nation needs a new approach to Pk-16 reform, with the
federal government providing the leverage to promote change," McGuire said.
"This issue brief lays out our ten recommendations for incorporating college
readiness proposals into federal legislation."
The issue brief includes:
for ensuring the quality of postsecondary remedial coursework, also
referred to as developmental education;
for how to provide policymakers at the state, local, institution, and
federal level with better data about students' preparedness for
for how to refocus federal college readiness efforts; and
to incentivize partnerships across the Pk-16 educational pipeline.
The full issue brief is
available on the FEBP website,www.EdBudgetProject.org
To speak to the author, please
contact MaryEllen McGuire at firstname.lastname@example.org