Strengthening High School Teaching and Learning in New Hampshire’s Competency-Based System Report/Fact SheetJanuary 22, 2013
For a century, most students have advanced from grade to grade based on the number of days they spend in class, but in New Hampshire, schools have moved away from “seat time” and toward “competency-based 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.
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction Report/Fact SheetNovember 03, 2009
It is well established that teacher quality is one of the most significant school influences on student achievement.
African-American Students and U.S. High Schools (Updated) Report/Fact SheetSeptember 24, 2008
By 2050, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that about 50 percent of the U.S. population will be African- American, Hispanic, or Asian.
This report from Education Sector surveyed 1,010 public school teachers of grades K–12 about challenges in their profession; their feelings on specific reforms aimed at improving teacher quality, such as differential pay proposals; and their general thoughts on teachers’ unions and the role unions can play in the improvement of teacher quality.
Teacher Attrition: A Costly Loss to the Nation, and to the States Report/Fact SheetAugust 01, 2005
There is growing consensus among researchers and educators that the single most important factor in determining a student's performance is the quality of his or her teacher.