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ERIC Number: ED504092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: ERIC
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.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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