Case Studies
January 19
2018
Personalized Learning Supports the Transition from Middle School to High School

Dorchester School District Two sets a high bar for high school readiness; however, the district…

Case Studies

08/31/2016

Cabot Public School District, AR

Serving At-Risk Students The Academic Center of Excellence opened in 2004 with about 30 students, and it now serves 250 students. In 2014, they added an additional program called ACE-North. Students come to ACE for a variety of reasons: they have …

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…

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…

02/20/2013

St. Mary's County Public Schools, MD

Addressing At-Risk Students Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano initiated a plan to improve student achievement and increase teacher effectiveness. A focal point was to expand the use of technology to help at-risk students graduate from high school.…

02/18/2013

Vacaville School District, CA

Meeting Students' Academic Needs In the Vacaville School District, offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses to students at Buckingham Charter Magnet High School was a natural fit for the school's high standards. Buckingham offered a rigorous…

01/24/2013

Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA

Increasing Academic Rigor Temecula Valley's summer school online credit recovery program had the reputation for being easy. The district needed to increase the rigor of its online curriculum to restore the integrity of its diploma and the…