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High School Notes

July 2012


Catholic High Schools Could Learn From Charter School Success, Study Says

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With enrollment dropping nearly 25 percent between 2000 and 2011, Catholic schools need to "innovate or die," according to a recent report by the Lexington Institute, a nonprofit public-policy group. To innovate, Catholic schools should imitate their largest competitor—charter schools—by adopting a ...

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private schools
charter schools
education
economy
Hispanics
students
public schools
Catholic Church
high school

Top-Ranked High School Slapped With Civil Rights Complaint

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Getting into Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is like winning the lottery, Suzanne Rheault, CEO of the test-prep company Aristotle Circle, told U.S. News in April, calling the No. 2 ranked Best High School the "MIT of high schools."

But that lottery may discriminate against ...

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civil rights
Department of Education
Virginia
discrimination
high school
students
disability
Hispanics

Schools Regularly Restrain, Seclude Students With Behavioral Issues

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Physical restraint and seclusion are ineffective tools for managing students with developmental and behavioral disorders, experts say. But both approaches are used regularly at U.S. schools.

During the 2009-2010 school year, there were nearly 39,000 incidents of restraint and more than 25,000 cases ...

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behavior
students
teachers
disability
K-12 education
high school
parenting
teens

Student Feedback May Be Underutilized in High Schools

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If teachers and administrators want to know whether they're succeeding in the classroom, all they need to do is ask the students sitting in front of them.

Student feedback is better at predicting classroom success than teacher experience or graduate degrees, according to a January report by the Bill ...

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teachers
K-12 education
high school
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
student engagement
students

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