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Early College High School Success Story: Kiani Mullins

Kiani Mullins arrived at Ohio Dominican University with 31 hours of college credit and a clear sense of what she...

Published: March 24, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Alabama State Department of Education’s Innovation Zone / Flexibility initiative Approves Waiver

Birmingham City Schools received approval on a waiver submitted under the Alabama State Department of Education’s Innovation Zone/Flexibility initiative.

Published: March 21, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Making the Dream of College Attainable: Celebrating Early College High Schools

KnowledgeWorks Early College High Schools provide the necessary support for first-generation college goers to help them succeed.

Published: March 21, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Lillian Pace on Education Talk Radio: Tune in Friday, March 21st

On Education Talk Radio, Lillian Pace and Maria Worthen will discuss their new report which provides a comprehensive vision for...

Published: March 20, 2014
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Early College High School Success Story: Marquis Pugh

By the time Marquis Pugh graduated high school, he had also earned is associate degree from Lorain County Community College.

Published: March 20, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Measuring the Tough to Measure

A new report from the Asia Society provides major themes to consider when attempting to pick an assessment: instructional, practical,...

Published: March 19, 2014
Topics: Education Policy
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Early College High School Success Story: Paul Hovan

At Canton Early College High School, teachers didn’t consider Paul’s deafness an obstacle to his ability to work on a...

Published: March 19, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Adairia Kelly

When Adairia enrolled in a new and demanding high school, Dayton Early College Academy, she had to learn to develop academic...

Published: March 18, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Brandon Carter

Brandon Carter became one of the first students at Columbus’ Africentric Early College to qualify to take classes at Columbus...

Published: March 17, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Learning Corridors

As learning de-institutionalizes, we are moving toward an expanded learning ecosystem that has the potential to provide radically personalized learning...

Published: March 14, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Early College High School Success Story: Lauren Merrell

A first-generation college goer, Lauren Merrell graduated high school with her diploma and enough college credits to allow her to...

Published: March 14, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Is Oregon Ready to Scale Competency Education?

Last week my colleague, Jesse Moyer, and I had the pleasure of facilitating a session at the 2014 Northwest Proficiency/Competency...

Published: March 13, 2014
Topics: Education Policy
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Early College High School Success Story: David Bresko

David Bresko had his four years at Youngstown Early College to work on his answer to "What will be your...

Published: March 13, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Rachel Sanchez

Rachel Sanchez is grateful to the education she received at Lorain County Early College High School but credits much of...

Published: March 12, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Getting Unstuck From the Pilot Phase

Last week, Chester Finn, Jr. wrote a piece in Education Next, titled “Education’s Endless, Erroneous Either-Ors” (nice assonance). The piece...

Published: March 11, 2014
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Early College High School Success Story: Terrance Truitt

Attending Canton Early College High School put Terrance Truitt on a pathway to success.

Published: March 11, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: TaQuaesa Toney

When TaQuaesa Toney learned about Youngstown Early College, she thought, “It sounded too good to be true. I was going...

Published: March 10, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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KnowledgeWorks Early College Model Once Again Demonstrates Value

KnowledgeWorks early college high school is a solid model where students have the opportunity to earn as much as 60...

Published: March 6, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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With Sprinkles Please

Matt Williams writes about why the latest Race to the Top iteration adds to an increasingly disjointed education policy agenda....

Published: March 4, 2014
Topics: Education Policy
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The State of the State of Education in Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich delivered his annual State of the State address on February 24, 2014, in Medina, Ohio.

Published: March 3, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Recognizing Success at Akron Early College High School: Kwame Boakye

Kwame Boakye is a student at Akron Early College and is on track to earn his Associate in Arts Degree...

Published: February 27, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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It’s Time for Transformation

Yesterday the Donnell-Kay Foundation announced ReSchool Colorado, “a game changing, multi-year effort to create a new state public education system...

Published: February 26, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Education Key Topic in Ohio State of the State Address

Governor John Kasich delivered his State of the State of Ohio speech last night in Medina, Ohio with several policy...

Published: February 25, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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From Enrollment to Completion

I read with great interest and high regard the recent ECS report, “Increasing Student Access and Success in Dual Enrollment...

Published: February 20, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, Higher Education