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April 27, 2015

New Case Study Unpacks Boston's Success at Stemming High School Dropout Rate

The Rennie Center presents a case study on how Boston cut its high school dropout rate in half from 2004 to 2014.

November 21, 2014

School Counselor Agenda Advances With Convening in San Diego

More than 350 counselors, school leaders, and academics gathered at San Diego State University this week to work in teams to develop plans that would strength the role of school counselors in promoting college access and success.

October 10, 2014

Report Offers Tips on Expanding Access to Rigorous Courses Through Online Options

A new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning includes strategies states are using to develop policy to pay for online course options.

October 08, 2014

New High School Recognition Focuses on Closing Opportunity Gap

The University Colorado Boulder is launching a Schools of Opportunity project to honor schools working to level the learning playing field for all students.

August 12, 2014

Early Progress Reported on High School Reform Experiment

A review of the Diplomas Now intervention model shows progress is easier in developing additional student interventions and supports than changing teaching within the classroom.

July 17, 2014

IB to Launch Pilot Program in Five High Schools to Serve Disadvantaged Students

As the reach of its education programs continues to grow, the IB is launching a pilot program in five U.S. high schools to attract and support more low-income students.

April 01, 2014

All Graduates from a Denver STEM School Are Headed to 4-Year College

At Stapleton High School in Denver, 100 percent of seniors have been accepted to a four-year college--for the seventh consecutive year.

November 27, 2013

New Obama Initiative for High Schools Draws Mixed Reaction

Lawmakers and advocacy groups react to the details of the U.S. Department of Labor's new competitive grant program to fund partnership between high schools, colleges, and businesses.

November 19, 2013

New Youth CareerConnect Grants for High School Announced

As previewed in the State of the Union address this year, the administration has launched a Race to the Top-Style grant competition to fuel innovation in high schools.

August 26, 2013

Success for Students in Small N.Y.C. High Schools Continues

Graduation rates continue to improve for all students at small high schools of choice in New York City, a new MDRC study shows.

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