Do “college-ready” and “career-ready” mean the same thing? Experts weigh in on the terms that everyone agrees are important . . . but no one seems to agree on what they mean. (SVEF Blog)
Our favorite flack. Now also one of our favorite EAO execs, Patrick Riccards, is out today with his latest version of the Eduflack Daily.
Stop smiling, Kevin Carey tells today’s college grads in an op ed on the rising cost of college. “Your parents sold you out,” he says, leaving grads with a mountain of debt along with their degree. (New York Daily News)
“Amazing.” That’s what a Bridgeport, CT, high school student says about interim superintendent Paul Vallas’ plan to expand and improve the city’s high schools. Vallas says he wants to create eight or more high schools on five campuses throughout the city. (Connecticut Post via Education Week)