Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading Report/Fact SheetApril 14, 2010
Poor literacy skills play a role in why many American students do not complete high school.
10 Elements of Successful High Schools: A Guide for Rural Communities Report/Fact SheetFebruary 05, 2010
The first step in improving any rural high school is to encourage and support the active engagement of students, parents, teachers, the community, and business leaders.
New York City’s Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview Report/Fact SheetJanuary 26, 2010
As the nation has embraced the need to graduate every student ready for college and careers, high school reform has emerged at the top of the education agenda.
Is Your Local High School Making the Grade? 10 Elements of a Successful High School Report/Fact SheetJanuary 12, 2010
How effective is your community's high school in educating its students?
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.
Achieving a Wealth of Riches: Delivering on the Promise of Data to Transform Teaching and Learning Report/Fact SheetAugust 13, 2009
It is clear that throughout the nation, teaching and learning must be transformed to ensure all students are graduating from high school ready for college and careers.
Action Required: Addressing the Nation’s Lowest-Performing High Schools Report/Fact SheetMay 04, 2009
In an age where a postsecondary education, let alone a high school diploma, is increasingly necessary to succeed in the global economy, the growing recognition of a graduation crisis that disproportionately affects poor and minority students has helped galvanize the demand to improve the lowest-performing high schools.
Facts for Education Advocates: School Counseling, Access and Persistence (copublished with the College Board) Report/Fact SheetApril 15, 2009
Short Sighted: How America’s Lack of Attention to International Education Studies Impedes Improvement Report/Fact SheetMarch 23, 2009
To future generations, Americans’ current educational myopia is likely to appear, at best, a negligent failure to anticipate and meet the needs of the nation and its citizens.
Facts For Education Advocates: International Comparisons (copublished with the College Board) Report/Fact SheetJanuary 01, 2009
The fifth in a multi-issue series provides a “Facts for Education Advocates” feature focusing on international comparisons in education.