Schools that serve a high percentage of minority and low-income students have succeeded in preparing students for college through a combination of rigorous courses, flexible and experienced teachers, and readily available extra help for students who need it, a report concludes.
The report was released last month by ACT Inc., the Iowa City, Iowa-based testing service best known for its college-entrance exam, and the Education Trust, a Washington-based organization that focuses on improving achievement among disadvantaged students. It examines the strategies used to help students in 10 high-performing high schools, nine of which serve a high percentage of students from minority or low-income backgrounds.
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- Faculty, pre-school, international school
- Scholastica, Dhaka, Dh, Bangladesh
- Superintendent, Cedar Rapids Community School District
- Cedar Rapids Community School District, Cedar Rapids, IA
- Roaring Fork School DIstrict, Carbondale, CO
- Diverse Learners Teacher
- AUSL, Chicago, IL
- Vice President, Teacher Preparation Strategies
- National Council on Teacher Quality, Washington, DC