The Skills Students Need: Four Keys Infographic

With education’s current focus on testing and results, it’s easy for both students and educators to lose track of what student readiness means. This infographic poster highlights some of the key skills students should have when they graduate from high school. This poster can be freely reprinted for display in classrooms or common areas as a reminder to both students and teachers that lifelong learning and true readiness goes beyond fact memorization and test scores.

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Four Keys Look-For Documents: Finding the Four Keys in Action

As we partner with educators to develop a common understanding around a holistic definition of student readiness, many school communities are utilizing explicit and common language to operationalize what readiness means to their community. Many schools already have a holistic definition that their staff, students, and families have bought into to or sometimes have even helped to design.

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Four Keys Reference Guide

Many educators, families, and students are taking a hard look at the current educational system in the United States and finding there is a significant gap between what is and what ought to be if we want our country to succeed in the 21st century. The Four Keys to College and Career Readiness (the Four Keys) provides a framework and common language to use as we work to close this gap by developing systems that support all students as they prepare for the future.