Keeping teenagers in high school
until 12th grade typifies how out of step our traditional public high school
system has become with regards to meeting our children's needs and preparing them for a changing world.
Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, of El Monte, is sponsoring El Monte High School
; Gabrielino High School
, of San Gabriel; La Puente High School
; Los Altos High School
, of Hacienda Heights; and Monrovia High School
All 38 classrooms will be equipped with two-way video technology to allow interaction between the university and high school
Columbia High School
, Decatur; Elm Street Elementary School, Rome; Love T.
Maloney High School
--Meriden 20 Greenwich High School
--Greenwich 14 Hamden High School
--Hamden 00 Holy Cross High School
--Waterbury 00 Manchester High School
--Manchester 00 Naugatuck High School
--Naugatuck 03 New Britain High School
-New Britain 10 Newington High School
--Newington 10 Newtown High School
--Sandy Hook 00 North Haven High School
--North Haven 00 Notre Dame Catholic High School--Fairfield 00 Notre Dame High School of W.
I attribute that dramatic rise in high school
test scores to the High School
Exit Exam and the additional remedial and supplemental opportunities for our students is clearly making a difference,'' said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell, emphasizing that high schools
needed to continue to improve.
The city began by making a clean sweep of the old high school
in the early 1990s, emptying the building of students and staff and then introducing six new schools of no more than 300 students, each with its own leadership.
While only 32% of a national survey of seniors in 1982 indicated that their counselors urged them to go to college, 10 years later, fully 66% of seniors made the same statement (comparing High School
and Beyond with National Education Longitudinal Study respondents).
This 29-member government commission spent 17 months wrestling with this problem, conducting focus groups with recent high school
graduates, debating the problem with educators, policymakers, students and parents.
The difference lies mainly in the increasing share of students deemed high-school graduates by the Current Population Survey who are in fact taking the GED instead of finishing high school
with a regular degree.
Nearly one in six of these high school
athletes will be injured seriously enough for it be considered a time-loss injury (Stopka, 1988).
Acton Boxborough Regional High School
Youth walking unit: Cub Scout Pack 767, first; Boy Scouts of America Antelope Valley District, second; Knight High School
Critically, reform efforts have done little to improve the rate at which students graduate from a regular high school
program by the typical age of 18 years.
Benjamin Banneker Academic High School
, Washington, D.