What Does 'Ready' Mean?

TitleWhat Does 'Ready' Mean?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsOlson, L
JournalEducation Week
Pagination7 - 8, 10, 12
AbstractPart of a special issue on the 2007 Diplomas Count report. There is still much confusion about what it means to fully prepare students for college or work. However, an analysis conducted for the 2007 Diplomas Count report by the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center makes some things clear: namely, that students are more likely to secure a decent job at a decent wage if they have at least some college education, and that young people who do not have a high school diploma will struggle to find any kind of job.