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ERIC Number: EJ1066366
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1540-8000
Leaping the College-Ready Gap: What Can Be Learned from Schools That Focus on Deeper Learning
Martinez, Monica; McGrath, Dennis
State Education Standard, v15 n2 p15-20 May 2015
Learners of all types can see achievement gains when schools remake themselves as centers of deeper learning. This article highlights eight schools that may be pointing the way to how the nation can finally close the gaps for Latino and black students in beginning and finishing college degrees: (1) King Middle School (Portland, Maine); (2) MC[superscript 2] STEM High School (Cleveland, Ohio); (3) Rochester High School (Rochester, Indiana); (4) Science Leadership Academy (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); (5) Avalon School (St. Paul, Minnesota); (6) Casco Bay High School (Portland, Maine); (7) Impact Academy of Arts & Technology (San Francisco-Oakland area, California); and (8) High Tech High (San Diego, California).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Indiana; Maine; Minnesota; Ohio; Pennsylvania
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