Definition of College and Career Readiness in Iowa
Iowa students who are college and career ready have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and strategies to be successful in post-secondary opportunities as demonstrated through multiple sources of evidence, including those generated by students.
5 Future Ready Strategies
Ensure school leaders use Future Ready data sources to drive decisions
Improve postsecondary transition support services
Improve instruction based on Iowa’s Academic Standards, competencies and 21st-century skills
Create partnerships to expand authentic, work-based learning opportunities
Increase personalized, competency-based pathways to future-readiness