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Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student

ASCD, 2008. (book, available for purchase, 200 pgs.)

In research over the last decade, educators have learned to identify six areas in which high schools begin to fail their students. The authors examine these six problem areas, allowing readers to look at personalized learning in several different ways and offering six ways to engage students and prevent any from believing they are stupid.

Measurement Tools for Evaluating Out-of-School Time Programs: An Evaluation Resource

Harvard Family Research Project, 2008. (PDF, 53 pgs.)

A practical evaluation tool to help practitioners and evaluators choose appropriate evaluation methods for out-of-school time programs.

Afterschool Programs: Making a Difference in America's Communities by Improving Academic Achievement, Keeping Kids Safe and Helping Working Families

Afterschool Alliance, 2008. (PDF, 2 pgs.)

A summary of research findings of afterschool programs improving academic achievement, keeping kids safe, and helping working families.

Parent Involvement Checklist

Project Appleseed, 2010. (web resource)

This checklist, which is based on the Six Slices of Parental Involvement, can be used to evaluate and improve parent-school partnerships.

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June 3, 2014

The Dilemma of Choice

Empowering students in their choices—encouraged by teachers and in turn supported by policy and practice—would change how many schools operate and function. How do we achieve this?

The Examples Map

Use our interactive map tool to find examples of schools and communities worldwide that are implementing a whole child approach to education.

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