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Cook, Kathleen B.; Bennett, Katie E. – Remedial and Special Education, 2014
Proficiency in writing increases opportunities in higher education, employment, and social relationships. Many students in the United States, however, are struggling writers. In particular, the writing performance of students with disabilities in secondary grades continues to lag behind grade level peers. The purpose of this article was to review…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Intervention, High School Students
Kannapel, Patricia J. – Edvantia (NJ1), 2012
This literature review on high school capstone courses found that, while the idea of such courses has been around since the 1990s, such courses have not been widely implemented and virtually no research exists on their effectiveness. Nevertheless, several high schools around the country have implemented senior culminating projects in which high…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Curriculum, High Schools, Career Readiness