High School Students : Common Core And College And Career Readiness

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Hispanic high school graduates exposed to two different curriculums: Common Core and College and Career Readiness
The Race to the Top program has spearheaded many highs school to purse programs that increase students completion of college from 40 to 60 percent within 16 years of their induction into the public education system (Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology, n.d.). The government’s plan is the faster the student completes their higher education, the faster they join the workforce and contribute to our economy. The Texas Education Agency initiative called P-16, is one of the driving forces that has high school curriculums offering college credit while student have not left high school. The government spends approximately 10,000 dollars annually on each student’s education and yet there is no significant increase of improving college completion rates. These rates depends on several factors, one being a student’s ethnicity (Moore, 2010). The second factor to effect the college graduation rates is how these initiatives are being integrated into the college readiness standards. Federally funded programs, such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) (Hemmer, 2013). The third factor focus on the technological implementation of the two types of standard state assessment systems and problematic communication between accountability reports.
This research will show a comparison between the common core standards and college
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