ERIC Number: ED404539
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Outstanding Practices for Raising the Achievement of Career-Bound High School Students. High Schools That Work.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
This booklet is the third in a series of profiles of "what works" at high schools in the High Schools that Work program. It contains 42 outstanding practices descriptions arranged in categories representing the key practices of the High Schools that Work program: (1) redesigning and refocusing vocational studies; (2) developing a high school curriculum that meets the standards of the real world; (3) instructional strategies that get students to make the effort to master complex assignments; (4) involving students and parents in planning and achieving an accelerated and coherent program of study; (5) academic and vocational teachers working together to improve student learning; (6) using information to change school and instructional practices; (7) organizing the school to support integration of academic and vocational studies; (8) designing a challenging and focused sequence of academic and occupational studies; and (9) providing students with extra help to meet higher standards. The profiles contain a short description of the strategies and contact information. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.