Case Studies
February 16
2017
Alternative Options Give Students More Opportunities to Learn

Troy City School District’s Alternative Learning Program (ALP) serves students in Grades 8 – 12…

Case Studies

11/13/2014

Highland High School, Antelope Valley School District, CA

Developing the Plan When Steve Ford joined Highland HS as principal, his primary goal was to increase student achievement levels on state assessments and improve graduation rates. During the fall of 2012, approximately 35 percent of 9th graders were…

05/08/2013

East Greenbush Central School District, NY

Increasing Graduation Rate Columbia High School, the single high school in the East Greenbush Central School District, increased its graduation rate to 94 percent - a 6 percentage point increase over the previous rate of 88 percent. District leaders…

02/08/2013

Auburn School District, WA

Reengaging Dropouts Too many high school students in the Auburn School District were falling behind. For many, a history of limited academic success had eroded their confidence. Life demands outside of school frequently competed with schoolwork, which…