8:30 am – 11:00 am EDT Capitol Hill Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902 Washington, DC
On January 26, the Alliance for Excellent Education hosted an overview of recent research into what educational reforms and interventions are – or are not – working for students in America’s chronically low-performing high schools, and heard about and discussed lessons learned from rigorous evaluations of prominent high school improvement models, focusing on particular reform strategies having a positive impact on student achievement, graduation rates, post-secondary attainment, and other important measures.
Watch highlights from the event. Complete videos are below.
I. Welcome & Introduction
John Ferrandino, National Academy Foundation
Steve Fleischman, American Institutes for Research
Jason Snipes, Director of Research, Council of the Great City Schools
Debra Viadero, (Moderator), Education Week
In the News
Washington Times – January 27, 2007
High schools eyed in No Child Left Behind renewal: Educators, lawmakers and the White House are indicating that high school reform should be included in this year’s renewal of the No Child Left Behind law, and the discussion about what it will include is already under way. “If we’re going to do significant high school reform, this is the vehicle, this is the year,” Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE), told educators gathered on Capitol Hill yesterday.