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High School Reform

The ONE Thing You Wish You Could Change About High School

Posted 03.15.2014 | Teen

On Sunday evening, we asked our teen Twitter followers to tell us the ONE thing they wish they could change about school and why. From cafeteria food,...

Accelerating Adolescent Learning Through High School and Beyond

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Carnegie Corporation of New York

In light of the new findings, an analysis of New York City's small-high schools initiative is instructive. Robert Hughes, President of New Visions, and I have distilled some key lessons:

Why Students Need Shorter School Days

| Rachel D., Brooklyn, NY | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink.com. Students have a limited amount of power in school, which is one of the main reasons...

What's Right With School Turnarounds

John Thompson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago
John Thompson

The Catalyst's special issue on the turnaround of Chicago's Marshall High School describes the type of students who may be gaining the most from the latest attempts to improve our toughest schools.

Creating the High Schools of the Future

Gaston Caperton | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education
Gaston Caperton

One of the problems with education reform is that US high schools operate under ambiguous orders.

School Reform's Greatest Challenge: Leadership

Steffen Thybo Moller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steffen Thybo Moller

Instead of waiting for superman and playing the usual blaming games, true education reformers should begin by improving public school leadership.