Organizations working on ways to improve American high schools include:
- American Youth Policy Forum, a nonprofit professional group, Washington.
- America’s Choice, a program developed by the National Center on Education and the Economy, Washington.
- Aspen Institute Program on Educationin a Changing Society, Washington.
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle.
- Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, a national network of school improvement groups, Chicago.
- Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York City.
- Coalition of Essential Schools, a national network founded by the author and educator Theodore R. Sizer, Oakland, Calif.
- High Schools That Work, a multistate school improvement network launched by the Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta.
- National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, Va.
- National Commission on the High School Senior Year, a public-private panel formed last year by the U.S. Department of Education, the Carnegie Corporation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Washington.
- Talent Development High School with Career Academies, a program based at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
A version of this article appeared in the April 11, 2001 edition of Education Week as Organizations Working on Ways To Improve American High Schools