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Ready for College – Three Years of Evidence

This report summarizes three years of data from studies of SREB’s Literacy Ready and Math Ready courses.

In response to states’ need for transitional curricula to prepare at-risk students for the rigors of postsecondary course work, SREB partnered with curriculum experts and state leaders to develop and pilot Literacy Ready and Math Ready during the 2013-15 school years. Hundreds of schools around the nation have since adopted these courses.

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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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SREB Ready
Overview brochure

Many schools need to use the senior year to close the readiness gap and prepare students who aren’t quite ready for college reading or math. SREB’s Readiness Courses are designed to address these specific needs.

This brochure gives a quick overview of the eight units in Math Ready and the six Literacy Ready units in English, history and science.

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Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee Educators Win National Readiness Awards
Preparing students for college-credit courses

Educators from Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, and schools in Arkansas and Mississippi, in were honored this week with the Southern Regional Education Board’s Readiness awards. These national awards recognize outstanding teachers and leaders offering SREB’s Readiness Courses, which help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary programs without the need for remediation.

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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.

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October 2016 Ready News

In this newsletter:

  • SREB Launches Ready for High School Courses
  • Readiness Becomes a National Initiative
  • Ready for College Courses Making a Difference
  • Spotlight on Alabama Community Colleges

 Oct 2016 Ready News

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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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In Alabama, High School to College Collaboration on Readiness
Community Colleges Partner with K-12 Schools to Get Ready

Kudos to the Alabama Department of Education and the Alabama Community College System for working together to increase student readiness among the state’s high school graduates.

Alabama is piloting the two SREB Readiness Courses to increase high school seniors’ preparedness for postsecondary studies, and the Alabama Community College System has endorsed the K-12 efforts.

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Mississippi: Readiness endorsement for teaching certificates
State news about SREB Readiness Courses

In the summer of 2015, the Mississippi Department of Education trained more than 200 teachers — more than 60 in Literacy Ready and 160 in Math Ready. To support these teachers, Mississippi created an SREB Ready endorsement. The state affixes an SREB Literacy Ready or SREB Math Ready endorsement to the certifications of teachers who complete the initial training and the online follow-up training.

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Arkansas: A commitment to literacy as well as math
State news about SREB Readiness Courses

2013 legislation in Arkansas calls for the high schools to assess students before they graduate from high school and offer transitional courses for those who do not meet college- and career-readiness standards. In response, the Arkansas Department of Education trained more than 300 educators to teach the SREB Readiness Courses — more than half of them for the Literacy Ready course, demonstrating a major commitment to literacy in Arkansas.