Archive of High School Improvement

Reform strategies give opportunities and voice to students

on July 15th, 2011 in Blog by | No Comments

The National High School Center this summer is modeling two strategies that are central to education reform efforts: first by providing community-based education opportunities for local youth and second by giving voice to that student experience. NHSC’s parent organization American Institutes for Research is sponsoring a student employee through Washington…

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Building Capacity for Dual Credit in Southwest Ohio: The Promise of Regional Practices

on April 1st, 2009 in Educator Effectiveness, High School Improvement by | No Comments

Download the Full Report In 2008, West Wind Education Policy Inc. (West Wind) received a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation (Jennings Foundation) to develop and manage the Teacher Development Collaboratives (the Collaboratives)—a project designed to support the recruitment, retention and development of teachers in Ohio. The project created…

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Perspectives on Georgia’s High Schools

on March 1st, 2006 in High School Improvement, State Policy, Systems Change by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) Educators and the public in Georgia share a growing concern about the capabilities of the public education system going forward into the 21st century. Despite our best efforts, changing demographics, economic realities, and challenges to democracy put pressure on the system as a whole to…

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High School Leadership: Preliminary Report

on March 1st, 2005 in High School Improvement, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) Introduction Educators, education policy makers, and key stakeholders in New Hampshire are calling for improvements in the overall performance and completion rates of their high school students. This report introduces the New Hampshire Vision for High Schools and represents a compilation of a number of…

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Arizona HS Renewal & Improvement Initiative

on January 22nd, 2005 in High School Improvement, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full PDF Introduction Arizona is poised to usher in exciting renewal activities in its high schools, activities that will help to ensure all students in Arizona achieve to high levels and graduate from high school ready for college, work, and success in life. A broad cross-section of school,…

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