Ed Week Assesses How States will Measure Career Readiness

Ed Week Assesses How States will Measure Career Readiness

May 24, 2017

As states continue to develop and refine their accountability systems under ESSA, Education Week examined whether states will be “able to adequately measure the ‘career’ part of” the college and career readiness “equation.” Anthony Carnevale, director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, noted that assessments tend to provide “almost nothing about whether a student will succeed in an occupation.” A handful of states are “starting to incorporate more accountability for career-related skills.”