ERIC Number: ED504092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Honoring Progress: An Update on the NGA Center Honor States. Volume 1, Issue 5
Hartney, Michael, Ed.
National Governors Association
This bimonthly newsletter provides information about the progress of the Honor States Grant Program, a governor-led effort to improve college--and work-ready graduation rates. This issue spotlights the "supply-side" of high school redesign, exploring how state policymakers are working to expand the supply of high-quality high schools. The approaches of three states to expand the supply of excellent public schools are highlighted. Suggested resources for policymakers are included. Contents include: (1) Facts at a Glance; (2) Rising to the Challenge: Indiana, North Carolina, and New York Expand the Supply of High-Quality Public High Schools; (3) A Bird's-Eye View: Bringing New Charter School Models to Scale: Policies Across the States; (4) Venture Educator: Ted Mitchell and The NewSchools Venture Fund Support Partnerships that Build Supply to Increase Education Options for Families in Poverty; (5) Federal Update: The America COMPETES Act Signed Into Law; (6) Resource Box: The Bridgespan Group, The Center on Reinventing Public Education, The Center on Education Policy, and Education Sector; (7) Foundation Corner: The NewSchools Venture Fund, The Bradley Foundation, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; (8) Non-Negotiable: 10-Year Goals Support High School Redesign by Bringing Greater Attention to Supply Considerations; and (9) What's Next: How State Policy Can Promote an Expansion of Available Schooling Options that Serve all Students.
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Change, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Educational Quality, Philanthropic Foundations, School Choice, Federal Legislation, State Legislation, Urban Schools, State Departments of Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Indicators, Educational Policy
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Best Practices.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana; Minnesota; New York; North Carolina
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001