We profile a New York City high school where students have to explain and defend their ideas in major year-long projects in order to earn their diplomas.
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July 17, 2015
July 02, 2015
A new law in Wisconsin requires the state to examine high schools that sent more than six students to college who needed remediation.
March 31, 2015
A new study finds that few states link their college-readiness tests to meaningful supports or opportunities for students.
February 03, 2015
President Obama's proposed fiscal 2016 budget seeks big increases to support career and technical education, and to help states implement--and reduce--assessments.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
October 29, 2012
An annual study by the College Board finds counselors are poorly trained for key job duties, and are often directed to spend too much time on activities that matter least for students' academic success.
June 19, 2012
An organization of state directors of career and technical education has released a set of common standards in that subject.
June 07, 2012
Education Week's annual Diplomas Count report finds the U.S. high school graduation rate at the highest level since the late 1970s, driven in large part by gains among Latino students.
May 15, 2012
High school students from across the country vie for the title of National Poetry Out Loud champion tonight.
May 02, 2012
Teachers College has created a high school curriculum on the federal budget, arguing that young people should understand the process in order to informed, engaged citizens.