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April 05, 2016

Students Talk About What Makes School 'My Place'

In interviews with students, Kathleen Cushman discovers how teachers make them feel welcome in school and engaged in learning.

February 25, 2016

How Improvement Science Is Leading to Gains at an Urban High School

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

The Relentless Nature of Improving Daily Attendance

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

Using a Writers' Workshop Model to Foster Deeper Learning

A science fiction project at High Tech High International enabled students to share ideas and learn from one another.

February 04, 2016

Deeper Learning, Metacognition, and Presentations of Learning

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

3 Ways to Keep Shame From Blocking Deeper Learning

Kathleen Cushman discusses classroom practices that reduce students' sense of humiliation and enable them to engage in learning.

December 18, 2015

A High School Senior Asks: What Will Be Our Legacy?

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

Systems Thinking: Lessons From 'Over the Counter, Under the Radar'

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

How Project-Based Learning Fosters Student Independence

A High Tech High student describes how building a drone taught him how to solve problems on his own.

November 11, 2015

What I Learned About Deeper Learning From a Student

A student's tragic death convinces a teacher that all students need to be deeply engaged in their learning and lives at all times.

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