In interviews with students, Kathleen Cushman discovers how teachers make them feel welcome in school and engaged in learning.
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April 05, 2016
February 25, 2016
A New York City school has developed a systematic way of identifying and tracking interventions designed to raise the school's graduation rate to 94 percent.
February 23, 2016
A New York City high school shows how a systemic approach toward reducing absenteeism can help improve the school's graduation rate.
February 08, 2016
A science fiction project at High Tech High International enabled students to share ideas and learn from one another.
February 04, 2016
Student presentations at High Tech High show that young people are capable of reflecting on their own learning and can identify their strengths and what they need to work on.
January 19, 2016
Kathleen Cushman discusses classroom practices that reduce students' sense of humiliation and enable them to engage in learning.
December 18, 2015
For a senior at an EL Education school in Wisconsin, the "college march" is a symbol of the high expectations the school holds for all its students.
November 30, 2015
A report about high-need students in New York City holds lessons for how schools and districts can think about the systems they create, writes Susan Fairchild of new Visions for Public Schools.
November 13, 2015
A High Tech High student describes how building a drone taught him how to solve problems on his own.
November 11, 2015
A student's tragic death convinces a teacher that all students need to be deeply engaged in their learning and lives at all times.