College and Career Ready
"David Conley offers a profoundly insightful and clear blueprint for designing high schools that will prepare students for post–secondary success. Anyone interested in supporting and leading schools principals, superintendents, school leadership coaches will benefit from College and Career Ready."
Sue Fine, executive director, The Urban Assembly Schools Network
"College and Career Ready takes Conley?s humanistic approach to high school improvement giant steps forward. A must–read for anyone serious about producing results with underprepared, urban students."
Nancy Hoffman, vice president, Jobs for the Future
"David Conley is a powerful and articulate voice on the critical subject of college and career readiness. His new book serves as a substantive and practical guide, with both research and case studies, for those of us who are on the front lines of the effort to transform our schools and ready our students for the future."
Jim Nelson, executive director, AVID Center
"This book is one–stop shopping for all crucial college and career readiness concepts and components. Complete with in–depth descriptions of numerous exemplary schools, College and Career Ready will be indispensable to policymakers, administrators, and teachers who seek to implement comprehensive college readiness initiatives in a variety of state and school contexts."
Michael Kirst, professor emeritus, Stanford University
"At last, a compelling roadmap for preparing all of our high school students for postsecondary and workplace success. The rich case studies should be required reading for school superintendents and their boards."
Uri Treisman, professor of mathematics and of public affairs, University of Texas at Austin