ERIC Number: ED489519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Perspectives on High School Reform. NCREL Viewpoints, Volume 13
Learning Point Associates / North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
Viewpoints is a multimedia package containing two audio CDs and a brief, informative booklet. This volume of Viewpoints focuses on issues related to high school reform. This booklet offers background information explaining the issues surrounding high school reform with perspectives from research, policy, and practice. It also provides a list of resources to assist educators with high school reform. This essay, "High School Reform: Perspectives From Research, Policy, and Practice," serves as a companion to the CDs. It reviews the research related to high schools, presents policy proposals from national policymakers, and highlights the recommendations of the experts interviewed about how to advance the high school reform agenda. It also suggests resources that can assist educators as they strive to improve the quality of high school education for all students. It may be helpful to read the booklet as an introduction to the topic before listening to the interviews presented on the CDs. [This report was produced by Learning Point Associates. Audio CD portion of this package not available from ERIC.]
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy, Longitudinal Studies, Small Schools, Financial Support, Accountability, Teacher Student Relationship
Learning Point Associates/North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1120 E Diehl Rd., Suite 220, Naperville, IL 60563. Tel: 630-649-6500; 800-356-2735; Fax: 630-649-6734; Web site: http://www.ncrel.org/
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Naperville, IL.