Readiness Courses in Literacy & Math

Overview

SREB Readiness Courses
Getting Students Ready to Succeed

SREB Readiness Courses help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary studies. SREB developed the courses, with input from state leaders and master teachers, to improve student skills and understanding in literacy and mathematics. 

SREB offers two sets of courses, to prepare students at two different levels.

Ready for College

Literacy Ready: Ready for reading in all disciplines

Math Ready: Ready for college-level math

Ready for High School

Ready for High School Literacy

Ready for High School Math

News

Arkansas, Alabama And Missouri Educators, South Carolina School Win National Readiness Awards
Leadership in preparing students for success in high school and after

Three educators and a South Carolina high school were honored this week with Southern Regional Education Board awards. These recognize outstanding teaching and leadership with SREB Readiness Courses, which help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary studies. The winners were honored at SREB’s Readiness Courses Institute in Orlando, Florida.

Publication February 2017 | 9 pages | 17V05

Readiness Courses: Preparing Students for College and Careers

A key component of SREB’s recommendations for statewide readiness is implementation of transitional courses in literacy and math. This publication describes SREB’s Readiness Courses and provides data about their effectiveness. It offers recommendations for states to increase college readiness and for schools that offer transitional courses.

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Blog post John Squires, Director, High School to College Readiness, SREB

How to Close the Readiness Gap Now for Our High School Seniors
Readiness Courses can keep students who are almost ready for college out of remedial classes

Get students the preparation they need during the high school years — not in college, when they have to pay for it.

Too many students graduate from high school thinking they’re ready for college, only to find themselves stuck in remedial classwork once they get there. This is a tragedy for the students. They believe — and why not? — that if they’re admitted to college they have what it takes to succeed there.

News SREB News Release
Marla Davis, Mississippi Department of Education

Mississippi, Arkansas Educators Win National Readiness Awards
Outstanding leadership in improving college readiness for high school students

Four educators were honored this week for their work to help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary studies. Mary Zluticky of Horn Lake High School in Mississippi, Phil Wesson of Sheridan High in Arkansas, and Marla Davis and Jean Massey of the Mississippi Department of Education won SREB awards.

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Educators Win Readiness Awards at National Conference
Outstanding leadership in improving college readiness for high school students in Arkansas, Mississippi and North Carolina

Five educators were honored for their work to help underprepared students succeed. These Southern Regional Education Board awards recognize outstanding teaching and leadership with SREB Readiness Courses, which help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary studies.