By National High School Center on 12/14/2012 1:14 PM

Looking for new high school-related resources? Here are some pieces that the National High School Center and other organizations have recently released:*

Quick Stats Fact Sheet: High Schools in the United States (National High School Center, December 12, 2012) This fact sheet provides demographic and achievement statistics for high schools in the United States. It includes information about the number of high schools and high school students in the United …

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By National High School Center on 12/13/2012 4:12 PM

On December 3, 2012, the Ford Foundation and the National Center on Time & Learning (NCTL) held a meeting announcing the launch of the TIME (Time for Innovation Matters in Education) Collaborative. This partnership between the two organizations and five states–Connecticut, Colorado, Tennessee, Massachusetts, and New York–aims to develop high-quality and sustainable expanded learning time schools in an effort to close the nation’s existing academic achievement gaps. The event …

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By National High School Center on 12/11/2012 3:08 PM

Grunwald Associates LLC has released a new report with detailed performance data from Florida students who have been enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes as part of Florida’s reinvention of vocational education. The report, Student Performance in Career and Technical Education, studies Florida high school student data from the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years. The report finds that students who completed at least one CTE course and …

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By National High School Center on 12/7/2012 4:38 PM

Looking for events that address high school improvement issues? Learn more about some upcoming events below.

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By National High School Center on 12/3/2012 2:03 PM

For the first time in the United States, all states are reporting their four-year high school graduation rates based on a common, rigorous measure. The U.S. Department of Education released data on November 26 presenting the new rates for school year 2010-2011. The new calculation showed 26 states reporting lower graduation rates, as compared to the previous year, and 24 states with rates that were unchanged or that had increased. …

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By National High School Center on 11/30/2012 1:25 PM

Looking for new high school-related resources? Here are some pieces that other organizations have recently released:*

Complete College Ohio Task Force Report & Recommendations (Ohio Board of Regents, November 13, 2012). In this report, the Ohio task force lists 20 recommendations encompassing a full range of issues that impact college completion and providing a wide selection of tactical options directed to institutions of higher learning as well as policymakers. The …

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Topic Areas: High School Resources
By National High School Center on 11/28/2012 3:25 PM

The National High School Center’s Early Warning System Professional Development Webinar series was featured in Education Daily on November 20th.  The write-up discussed the fourth Webinar, “Assigning Students to Appropriate Interventions,” in the National High School Center’s five-part Webinar series. During the Webinar, Jenny Scala, a Research Analyst with the National High School Center, provided a step-by-step guide to selecting interventions.  She provided recommendations on how to identify …

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