ASCD's policy newsletter, Policy Priorities, reflects the purpose of this quarterly policy publication, which is to provide background and context for critical, timely education policy issues.
Administrators, teachers, families, policymakers, journalists, and others read Policy Priorities to better inform the decisions they make and the work they do.
Policy Priorities is published four times each year. Copies are mailed to all ASCD Premium members, and all other members have online access.
Current Print Issue
Career Readiness: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Workforce Preparation
For generations, students in the United States prepared for either college or a vocation. But a new vision is gaining traction—a vision that aims to prepare students for postsecondary learning and careers. Employment data indicate a growing need for a better educated and highly skilled workforce. While some parts of the country are responding by aligning education systems and career supports for students, there is still an uneven focus on college preparation over career preparation throughout much of the country.
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