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Responding to the Region

High School Reform


Efforts to improve high schools center around a multitude of factors, some of which are related to rigor, relevance and relationships. These efforts focus on more than improving graduation rates, but also with providing students with a foundation for a fulfilling post-secondary experience.

 

EBE Request Desk icon  EBE Request Desk Responses

 
PDF EBE Request #492 - Examples of 9th grade transition programs

 

SERVE Center Resources

PDF  Edmunds, J.A. (2005). Learning from Failure: A Discussion Guide on High School Reform. Greensboro, NC: SERVE.

PDF  Edmunds, J.A., & McColskey, W. (2007). Levers for Change: Southeast Region State Initiatives to Improve High Schools. (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 024). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast.

SERVE web page View additional SERVE Center resources

 

Additional Resources

PDF  Kendall, J. S., Pollack, C., Schwols, A., & Snyder, C. (2007). High School Standards and Expectations for College and the Workplace (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 001). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Central.

Website  Alliance for Excellent Education

PDF  Best Evidence Encyclopedia

Website  Education Commission of States

 

Program Effectiveness

PDF  Borman, G., Hewes G., Overman, L., & Brown, S. (2003, Summer). Comprehensive School Reform and Achievement: A meta-analysis. Review of Educational Research, 73, 2, 125-230.

Website  Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center. American Institutes for Research. (2006, October). CSRQ Center Report on Middle and High School Comprehensive School Reform Models.


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