A student at High Tech High North County discovers that an internship can be a great learning experience and develop skills that will serve her well in whatever career she chooses.
At Envision schools, strong relationships, a college-going culture, and project-based learning prepare students for their culminating portfolio defense, which builds their agency.
Envision schools' portfolio defense model empowers students to change their lives and makes a difference for low-income students of color.
A carefully designed effort to improve attendance rates at a New York City high school paid off, offering lessons for improvement at other schools.
The urgency of deepening student learning might outweigh the need for "gold-standard" research on hard-to-teach and hard-to-measure skills, says Rafael Heller of Jobs for the Future.
Dynamic changes in the economy require a new type of learning, one that is project-based, says Tom Vander Ark.
Stakeholder engagement, as promising examples from Colorado and New Hampshire show, can help ensure that innovation is sustained.
A recent summit held by Jobs for the Future highlighted ways to strengthen career readiness for all young people.
A recent summit meeting highlighted ways schools and businesses are forming partnerships to increase economic opportunities for young people.
Twelve organizations are developing and testing new ways of measuring student performance.