Missouri Options, a part of the VLC, is a state-organized program that allows students who cannot graduate the traditional way and opportunity to graduate with their class and receive a regular high school diploma.

Located in the Chicago suburbs, J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is a diverse district where failure simply is not an option, and every student knows it. We believe success isn't measured by a standardized test, but by demonstrating mastery through application of knowledge.

Before the benefits of instructional coaching can be truly realized, educators must know what great coaching really looks like.

Teaching is not about theoretical knowledge. It's about using everything at your disposal to accomplish your goals -- including pop culture references that tie in learning concepts.

It is more important than ever that our students are exposed to resources during their teen years to help them prepare for life after graduation, whether they choose a university or a trade school--or opt to go directly into the workforce.

"I Have a Dream" Oregon has taken on what seems like the impossible task in giving hundreds of students everything they need to graduate high school, attend college, and gain economic independence. The first-in-the-nation Dreamer school's goal is for 100 percent of its students to earn a diploma, and 80 percent to earn a post-secondary degree or certificate.

Modern K-12 public libraries will offer intensely engaging learning environments to all students. How they will go about doing this is less certain, but the principal trends are readily identified in various research efforts.

Schools in low-socioeconomic status communities often experience a shortage of qualified teachers, higher turnover rates, and lower student achievement than their higher-income counterparts. How can we remedy that for the benefit of all students?

There is really no reason why school libraries should fear competing sources of information. With the right adjustments, K-12 libraries can work alongside the rest of the data that students access on a daily basis. Remaining relevant is simply a matter of carrying foundational ideals forward and adapting to an ever-changing information culture.

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