Publications

Publications from the College Readiness Consortium

Parent Guide PDFThe Consortium has created a resource for parents and families with concrete ways to support their child's development in each of the five areas of college readiness. The Parent's Guide contains helpful information about what parents can do from preschool through high school to guide their students on the path to college.

Download Parent Guide (1.1 MB PDF)


College-Ready Minnesota 2011
Image: Cover of College-Ready Minnesota booklet. This booklet, College-Ready Minnesota, describes only a sample of the many ways that the University of Minnesota is working to increase the number and diversity of Minnesota students who graduate from high school with the knowledge, skills and habits for postsecondary success. (download)


The Access System: Achieving College and Career-Readiness for Every Student’s Success, 2010A proposal for a new high school assessment and accountability system for Minnesota created by the College and Career-Ready Policy Institute Assessment Working Group. (download PDF)

Report of the Postsecondary and Workforce Science Readiness P-16 Working Group, 2008
Final Report and Recommendations presented to the Minnesota P-20 Partnership by the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Science Readiness Working Group. (download PDF )

Improving Stem Instruction in Minnesota, 2008
Final Report and recommendations presented to the Minnesota P-20 Partnership by the Science Instruction Working Group. (download PDF)

The Road Map to College and Career Readiness for Minnesota Students, 2007
Final report and recommendations presented to the Minnesota P-20 Partnership by the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Working Group. (download PDF)

Ideas for the Future:  Aligning Minnesota’s Educational Systems to Prepare All Students for Higher Education and High-Skill Employment, 2007
A summary of conclusions reached by the working groups of the Minnesota P-20 Partnership. (download PDF)

The Bridge to Higher Learning: A New Vision for Minnesota’s High Schools in the Global Information Age, 2007
Outlines a vision of high schools that prepares all students for postsecondary success. (download PDF)

Minnesota’s Promise: World-Class Schools, World-Class State, 2006
Summarizes the results of a multidimensional stakeholder process that developed a common vision for the future of public education. (download PDF)