Where Kids Learn More Outside Their Classrooms Than in Them

Amid the growing push to reinvent the nation’s public high schools, initiatives that connect students more directly to their individual interests—and tap into their innate motivations—are gaining popularity. New Hampshire is one of a handful of states at the ... read more »

Maine high school graduation rate up, achievement gaps down

Newly released state and federal data shows Maine is closing achievement gaps as graduation rates among economically disadvantaged students, those with disabilities and some minorities are on the rise and above national averages. read more »

Connecticut's Graduation Rate Continues to Rise

Public high school graduation rates in the state continued to increase in 2014, climbing 1.5 points to 87 percent. The state Department of Education released figures this week showing that graduation rates are now up a total of 5.2 percentage points since 2010. Gov. Dannel P... read more »

Leading the Way: Educating Creative & Entrepreneurial Students with Dr. Yong Zhao

On April 3, 2015, Dr. Yong Zhao will share his research-based perspectives on education reform efforts and strategies around the globe—and describe specific models that are the most relevant, helpful, and engaging. He will provide a road map for preparing today's student... read more »
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