Young people in all socio-economic groups have college aspirations. But despite their aspirations, low-income students and those who are the first in their families to pursue higher education are severely underrepresented on college campuses. In order to turn these students' college dreams into action-oriented goals, the American Council on Education, Lumina Foundation for Education and the Ad Council launched the KnowHow2GO campaign in January 2007.
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"Developing and providing checklists speaks to college and career readiness in the Common Core. After all, organization, preparedness, goal setting and the independent learning that comes from utilizing resources are all folded into the expectations of these new standards." Utilize checklists with your students to help manage goals and projects.