Case Studies
May 26
2017
Getting a Jump-Start on High School Readiness

Updated content standards for health education took effect in California in 2016, requiring all…

Case Studies

04/20/2017

Los Angeles County Office of Education, CA

Addressing the Challenge Camp Afflerbaugh-Paige houses male wards ages 13 to 18 serving sentences of 6 to 18 months. The average student at Paige High School is two academic years behind his peers in traditional high schools and requires intensive…

11/13/2014

Highland High School, Antelope Valley Union High 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…