High school reform is most successful when leaders use a combination of techniques to improve schools, a report suggests.
“Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement” is available from Education Sector.
Produced by the Washington-based Education Sector, the report is based on high school reform research. It says that combining more-rigorous curricula, supportive learning environments, and stricter graduation requirements is likely to improve graduation rates more than simply employing one of those strategies.
A version of this article appeared in the April 05, 2006 edition of Education Week