March 10, 2006
What States Must Do
Throughout the country, public-school districts, states, the federal government, businesses, foundations, and policy organizations are focusing on reforming high schools to provide opportunities for all students to reach higher academic standards. A key objective of many of those efforts has been to enhance student readiness for college, especially for students from groups traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education.
Although many students would like to pursue higher