Assessing Deeper Learning Report/Fact SheetJuly 28, 2011
This brief shows what assessments that measure deeper learning would look like, how they are used in other countries, how technology can support their development, and how they can be implemented feasibly.
Overlooked and Underpaid: How Title I Shortchanges High Schools, and What ESEA Can Do About It Report/Fact SheetJune 23, 2011
This paper summarizes the ways in which high schools are overlooked within Title I policy.
Title I and High Schools: Addressing the Needs of Disadvantaged Students at All Grade Levels Report/Fact SheetJune 23, 2011
This paper explains in detail the process in which states, districts, and schools receive Title I funding, and discusses the low level of support that high schools receive from Title I.
Helping Students Get Back on Track: What Federal Policymakers Can Learn from New York City’s Multiple Pathways to Graduation Initiative Report/Fact SheetJune 13, 2011
This brief examines the landscape of the federal role in addressing the nation’s off-track student population and explores ways that federal policy can be strengthened to better serve these students.
A Time for Deeper Learning: Preparing Students for a Changing World Report/Fact SheetMay 26, 2011
Federal Education Reform
Evaluations Point the Way: Forty-Six States Ready to Advance Literacy Report/Fact SheetMarch 08, 2011
This policy brief discusses proposed cuts to the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, as well as the research behind why Congress should steer a different course by funding this critical program.
Transforming High Schools: Performance Systems for Powerful Teaching Report/Fact SheetFebruary 08, 2011
This brief provides several recommendations for federal and state policymakers to support educator development in high schools.
10 Elements of High-Quality Digital Learning Report/Fact SheetDecember 01, 2010
On December 1, 2010, Jeb Bush, governor of Florida 1999-2007, and Bob Wise, governor of West Virginia 2001-2005, released the "10 Elements of High-Quality Digital Learning."
The Linked Learning Approach: Building the Capacity of Teachers to Prepare Students for College and Careers Report/Fact SheetAugust 13, 2010
This report highlights efforts in California to redesign the traditional training options available to high school teachers in an effort to align teacher education with high school reform efforts.
Bipartisan National Public Opinion Poll on the Need for Immediate Education Reform Report/Fact SheetJuly 13, 2010
Improving the quality of public high schools through the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is a voting issue for over eight in ten voters.