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Bambrick-Santoyo, Paul – Educational Leadership, 2019
Traditional PD sessions share information on new practices, but teachers often can't translate that information effectively to implement the new practice in their classrooms. A better way is to show a teacher a model of excellent practice by a colleague and help her reflect on the "gap" between her practice and the model, then plan…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Charter Schools, High Schools
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
The Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) evaluation was designed with two overlapping and interacting components: (1) a study of the initiative's implementation in the participating high schools; and (2) a study of its impact on student experiences and other outcomes. As the document of record evaluating an important, large-scale initiative, this…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
Vaillancourt Menton, Maureen – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Imagination in Education was a qualitative inquiry that explored the effects the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) had on imagination within high school cultures. The central question for this study was: How do New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) high school principals conceptualize imagination within their…
Descriptors: Imagination, School Culture, High Schools, Principals
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy, 2015
U.S. social programs, set up to address important problems, often fall short by funding specific models/strategies ("interventions") that are not effective. When evaluated in scientifically-rigorous studies, social interventions in K-12 education, job training, crime prevention, and other areas are frequently found ineffective or…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Small Schools, School Choice, Poverty Areas
Rosario, Gloria Yvette – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine transfer high schools within the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the instructional cultures developed by their principals. Transfer high schools reengage students who were previously truant and at risk of discontinuing their education. Four NYCDOE transfer high schools were studied…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, Transfer Students, Transfer Programs
Rebell, Michael A.; Wolff, Jessica R.; Rogers, Joseph R., Jr. – Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2012
In 2011, the Campaign for Educational Equity established the Safeguarding Sound Basic Education Project. One of the major components of this project has been to gather and analyze data about the availability of resources and services in high-needs schools both in New York City and around the state. A number of groups have issued statistical…
Descriptors: School Districts, Response to Intervention, At Risk Students, Educational Resources