Important news and upcoming events.
11th Annual TCTW Leaders’ Forum
February 5 – February 7, 2019
Miramar Beach, Florida
All events will be held at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
What policy changes have the potential to help families afford postsecondary education and boost college completion?
High school graduation rates are up, but college attainment is flat. We must prepare more students to succeed in postsecondary study.
State Representative John “Bam” Carney of Kentucky was elected chair of SREB’s Legislative Advisory Council at the group’s annual meeting in Louisville this month. State Representative Patricia Smith of Louisiana was chosen as vice chair.
The nation’s largest gathering of Ph.D. students and faculty members from minorities underrepresented in higher education. A new National Science Foundation-funded study shows that the Institute is an important complement to university training in doctoral programs.
With School Network, SREB Will Seek Math Solutions
Birmingham-area schools focus on 8th and 9th grade math
Twelve schools in Jefferson County, Alabama, are working together to improve 8th and 9th grade math through a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant to the Southern Regional Education Board.
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What can states do to ensure that students read proficiently by fourth grade? This report presents states’ current progress on this milestone, which is crucial to a child’s long-term success, and offers recommendations for policies that can help make sure students leave third grade with strong reading skills.
New on SREB Insights: interactive reports on school accountability plans in 16 states.
SREB Insights is a user-friendly way to navigate complex education topics and inform decisions and practice.
Pay in-state tuition rates at an out-of-state college.
The SREB Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in SREB states who want to pursue degrees not offered in their states. More than 1,900 programs are available.
Students benefit by being able to enroll in uncommon degree programs – at in-state tuition rates.
States benefit by avoiding duplication of specialized degrees offered in neighboring states.
Colleges benefit by filling capacity to serve additional students.
Building strong data systems on the education and early careers of teachers may be the single best way to improve teacher preparation. A report from the SREB Teacher Preparation Commission recommends a critical first step in efforts to improve teacher preparation programs.