ESSA & Tracking College-and-Career Readiness

ESSA & Tracking College-and-Career Readiness

October 28, 2018

Alyson Klein answers more questions as part of Education Week’s “Answering Your ESSA Questions” series. This week, Harvard University graduate student Alex Sabin asks: “An ESSA accountability system can include a school success ‘measure’ outside of test scores such as college-and-career readiness. However, what exactly does college and career readiness look like?” Klein responds that “nearly every state is measuring college and career readiness in some way,” and even though “there are some common elements (like Advanced Placement test scores, industry certification, workplace experience),” the “details look different everywhere.”