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

11/25/2015

Boston Public Schools, MA

Expanding Access to Advanced Placement Sparked by Superintendent Carol Johnson’s Acceleration Agenda, the district identified digital learning as a solution to engage and motivate students and improve their academic success. We…

07/20/2015

Darlington County School District, SC

Using Time Effectively With Tutorials Jaime Conner teaches an advanced math course for eighth-grade students wishing to accelerate their learning as they transition to high school. The course covers two years of material (Mathematics 8 and Algebra I)…

07/09/2015

White River Valley Schools, IN

Supporting Students Needs Dr. Layton Wall, superintendent, and Dr. Michael Langevin, director of student achievement know the concept of "doing even more with less." Facing dramatic budget cuts, digital learning surfaced as a cost-effective…

07/09/2015

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK

Identifying Barriers to Learning The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (Mat-Su) is comprised of 45 schools that cover an expansive geographic area. Individual schools span a wide range of urban, suburban, and rural settings. When reviewing the…

01/08/2015

Hartford Public Schools, CT

Identifying the Need for Change Hartford Public Schools serves a diverse student body with a broad range of challenges that could lead to students dropping out of high school. "We have a lot of students who are struggling in the traditional…

12/15/2014

Catoosa County Public Schools, GA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Like many public school districts, Catoosa County Public Schools serves a number of students who require an alternative to the traditional classroom - either because they are not succeeding in the setting or…

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…

10/07/2014

Cherokee County School District, GA

Supporting Struggling Students The experience of learning in a traditional classroom is not successful for every student. Some students don't fit the mold of the one-size-fits-all; rather, they grow impatient and suffer academically. Selecting…

08/19/2014

Alternative Learning Center, Oceanside Unified School District, CA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Located on the campus of Ocean Shores High School (OSHS), the ALC provides students who have been unsuccessful in the traditional classroom with an alternative route to graduation. Some students enroll because…

07/10/2014

Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, IN

1:1 Chromebook Initiative to Improve Student Learning A recipient of a Race to the Top grant, Metropolitan School District of Warren Township is seeking to redefine its traditional educational paradigms through a district-wide 1:1 initiative that…