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Canzian, Eileen – Abell Foundation, 2010
This report highlights the ongoing discussions between the believers of "online learning" vs. the "not enough proven research" for K-8 cyber schooling. Discussing successful processes and operations in states around the country, the author focuses on Maryland and, in particular, Baltimore schools, and reports that very little…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Public Schools
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, 2009
This newsletter addresses various supports that districts are utilizing to help keep students in school and on the path to graduation. Described herein are three districts that have been particularly successful in raising student achievement--even though they differ in their specific strategies, fund allocation, and demographic composition. A…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Improvement, Academic Achievement, Educational Finance
Oakes, Abner; Waite, Winsome – Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, 2009
With increasing alarm at the number of high school dropouts across the United States, educators are seeking ways to help students stay in school, graduate, and move on to meaningful and productive careers. Recent research points out that a smooth transition to ninth grade can contribute to students' success in high school and beyond. This…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Middle Schools, Developmental Continuity, High Schools
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2006
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) House Passes Budget Resolution: Prospects of a Compromise with the Senate Appear Dim; (2) Older Students' Science…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, Public Education, High School Students, Reading Achievement
Abell Foundation, 2005
Special education in Baltimore City--the educational program for students with certain mental, emotional, or physical disabilities--has been a nagging, intractable, and very public problem for at least 25 years. Community leaders have been mindful of the inequities that undermine the education of students with disabilities and continue to address…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Disabilities, Graduation Rate
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2004
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Architects for Change: National Association of Secondary School Principals Releases New Report on Reinventing High…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Graduation, Principals, Public Education