Adolescent Literacy: Bridging the College- and Career-Readiness Gap Report/Fact SheetMay 16, 2016
Many of the more than 700,000 students who leave U.S. high schools each year without a diploma have low literacy skills. Without essential literacy skills, students are more likely to be retained in school, drop out of high school, become teen parents, or enter the juvenile justice system.
Below the Surface: Solving the Hidden Graduation Rate Crisis Report/Fact SheetApril 06, 2015
More than 1,200 high schools, serving more than 1.1 million students, still fail to graduate one-third or more of their students each year. Now is the time to ensure that federal, state, and local policy intently focuses on the nation’s lowest-performing high schools.
Data Dashboards: Accounting for What Matters Report/Fact SheetJanuary 29, 2015
Going beyond a test score when assessing achievement provides more transparent and precise ways to continuously track performance, monitor accountability, and ensure the most at-risk students are not lost in the numbers.
Leading with a Vision: How Different, Creative, and Effective Uses of Time Support Initiatives to Provide New and Better Student Learning Experiences Report/Fact SheetSeptember 23, 2014
Advancing Adolescent Literacy: Pennsylvania’s Keystones to Opportunity Comprehensive Literacy Program Report/Fact SheetApril 01, 2014
ConnectedLearningCover This report introduces connected learning, a promising educational approach supported by the MacArthur Foundation and the Digital Learning Media (DLM) initiative that schools and out-of-school sites are adopting to enhance student learning and outcomes by connecting their education to their interests. Connected learning uses digital media to engage students’ interests and instill deeper learning skills, such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking.