ERIC Number: ED491092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Nov
Enhancing High School Reform: Lessons from Site Visits to Four Cities
American Youth Policy Forum Inc.
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) took groups of national policymakers to visit effective and innovative high schools and to meet with reform-minded leaders as a way to become familiar with the challenges and possibilities of high school redesign. This report summarizes the best practices and policies that were successful in the transformed high schools visited by national policymakers.
Descriptors: Public Policy, High Schools, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Case Studies, Urban Schools, Accountability, Academic Achievement, High School Students, Educational Environment, Professional Development, School Community Relationship, School Based Management, Educational Quality, Student Needs, Student Diversity
American Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Web site: http://www.aypf.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Authoring Institution: American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.