In this report the authors sought to discover the academic skills and knowledge required for successful college completion and subsequent employment. By analyzing existing data and collecting new input from high school and college instructors as well as employers, the authors found that high school diploma requirements are not rigorous enough. The report discusses study findings and concrete benchmarks designed to close the gap between the high school diploma and post-secondary education or employment.
Ready or Not: Creating a High School Diploma That Counts
CCRS Center Publication