Ready to Work (R2W)
Ready to Work (R2W) is a career readiness assessment administered to all eleventh grade students to determine student achievement in three key subjects:
- Applied Mathematics
- Reading for Information
- Locating Information.
R2W also includes the Essential Soft Skills (ESS) assessment that provides information about a student’s skills in the following five areas:
- Cooperation with Others
- Resolving Conflicts and Negotiation
- Solving Problems and Making Decisions
- Observing Critically
- Taking Responsibility for Learning
The Essential Soft Skills assessment focuses on skills such as problem solving, goal setting, decision-making, and self-direction, because these skills play a vital role in workplace success.