This six-part special report focuses on efforts being made to redesign the American high school to meet the challenges of today’s knowledge-driven society.
|THE SERIES THIS WEEK, May 2, 2001|
| The Breakup: Suburbs Try |
An increasing number of schools across the country that are subdividing into smaller schools to fight poor achievement, student alienation, and other school ailments. The fourth of six parts.
| Schools Seen as Out of Sync |
Specialists in various fields are looking at the innate, or at least the universal, needs of adolescents and asking whether the nation’s high schools are meeting them.
|AP Program Assumes Larger Role, April 25, 2001||Efforts to give high school students access to college-level coursework are booming. Is this as good a sign as it seems?|
| A Quiet Crisis: Unprepared |
For High Stakes, April 18, 2001
|The nationwide drive to hold high school students to more rigorous academic standards and tests reveals a quiet crisis: A large proportion of students who are already in high school are not yet doing high-school-level work.|
| Getting Serious |
About High School, April 11, 2001
|Recent studies and reform initiatives suggest a growing sense that what is needed for the nation’s high schools is nothing short of a new mission for a new century.|
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OF THE SERIES...
|College Connection, May 9, 2001||What high schools provide and what colleges expect often fail to match up, but attempts to fix that are under way.|
|Making It Happen, May 16, 2001||Some high schools are defying the odds to become places where students achieve uncommon success.|