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High School Reform Articles and Reports

A Call to Action, Transforming High School for All Youth, National High School Alliance

A Picture of High School Redesign: Eight Great Schools, National Conference of State Legislatures

Achievement in California 2006: Small Gains, Growing Gaps, Education Trust West

Are California's High Schools Ready for the 21st Century? , Education Trust West

Challenged Schools, Remarkable Results: Three Lessons from California's Highest Achieving High Schools, Ida Oberman, Springboard Schools

Closing the Expectations Gap 2006, Achieve, Inc.

Diplomas Count: An Essential Guide to Graduation Policy and Rates, Education Week

Dropout Nation, Time Magazine, April 17, 2006,

Effective High School Reform: Research and Policy that Works, National Conference of State Legislatures

Evaluating the Governor's Career-Technical Education Proposal, Legislative Analyst's Office

Fires in the Bathroom, Advice for Teachers from High School Students, Kathleen Cushman, What Kids Can Do

High School Reform: National and State Trends, California Teaches Association

High Schools for the New Millennium, Imagine the Possibilities, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

High Schools on the hot seat, Sherry Posnick-Goodwin, California Educator, Volume 9, Issue 7, April 2005, (The website no longer links to the issue)

In Their Own Words, Education Trust West

Inside High School Reform: Making the Changes that Matter, Jordan Horowitz, WestEd

Prepped for life- Parts 1-4, Kristi Garrett, California Schools Magazine, California School Boards Association

Quality Counts At 10: A Decade of Standards-Based Education, Education Week

Ready for the Real World?, Americans Speak on High School Reform, ETS,

Resource Guide: About Issues Facing High Schools, EdSource

The California Educational Opportunity Report 2006, IDEA Publications (Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access, UCLA)

The Silent Epidemic, John Bridgeland, Civic Enterprises

Who Graduates in California?