Tag: college readiness

Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

September 27th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

Watch U.S. Secretary of Education, Arnie Duncan, discuss College Readiness and Common Core State standards. A-List has produced a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core State Standards for both ELA and Math including a general outline of the tests which provide context, and a cross reference to A-List … Continue reading “Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards”

A-List Founder, Scott Farber Featured on Weekend Today Show!

October 11th, 2011 / / A-List Blog, A-List in the Press, / Comments Off on A-List Founder, Scott Farber Featured on Weekend Today Show!

A-List Education founder and president, Scott Farber, was recently featured on NBC’s Weekend Today Show discussing  SAT prep and college admissions. College entrance exam test scores can be crucial to your child’s educational future. A-List Education’s tutors and admissions experts specialize in getting kids test ready and college ready. Listen to Scott’s advice for both … Continue reading “A-List Founder, Scott Farber Featured on Weekend Today Show!”

Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

May 1st, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

Since 2012, A-List has had a wonderful partnership with Jewish Home Lifecare. A-List provides students with college advising workshops on such topics as Educational Goals, College Options and Readiness, College Selection, Personal Statement/College Essay, College Application, Financial Aid, Making the Right Decision, and College Transition. We also provide one-to-one advising sessions starting in students’ junior year to … Continue reading “Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs”

A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

June 5th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

BIG NEWS! A-List Education has been invited to present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) 28th Annual Staff Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on July 16-19, 2014! The focus of the conference will be optional career pathways and changes in instruction and support that are necessary to adequately prepare students for college, advanced training, and the … Continue reading “A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference”

The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

July 24th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

The Common Core State Standards were adopted in 2009 by 48 states to formalize national standards. These included both college and career readiness standards as well as K-12 standards. Equalizing education is not a full-proof process but the Common Core has received negative evaluations from teachers, parents and students. The goal was academic consistency not … Continue reading “The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today”