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High school graduation rates are up, but college attainment is flat. We must prepare more students to succeed in postsecondary study.
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July 9-11, 2018
July 11-14, 2018
2018 Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing (CCEN) Annual Conference
November 4-6, Atlanta, Georgia
November 4-6, 2018
Gene Bottoms, Leader of School Improvement, Retires from SREB
Dale Winkler Named SREB Vice President for School Improvement
After a 61-year career of making school work for students, Gene Bottoms has retired from his role leading school improvement programs for the Southern Regional Education Board.
And after a two-year transition period, Dale Winkler now takes on those responsibilities as SREB vice president for school improvement.
“Gene Bottoms is a giant in the world of improving education for all students,” said SREB President Dave Spence. “What he has built will help students, teachers and states for decades to come.”
Despite recent declines in undergraduate college enrollment, trends in high school graduation and K-12 enrollment look promising for continued gains in education attainment rates, according to the latest Fact Book on Higher Education from 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.