At MCNC we are proud to be a part of the College in High School Alliance, and we’re excited to see this month’s copy of School Administrator Magazine spotlighting college in high school programs – with contributions from some of our education partners. Be sure to follow the link below and check it out! http://my.aasa.org
About Adana Collins
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Adana Collins contributed a whooping 52 entries.
Entries by Adana Collins
Are You a Visual or an Auditory Learner? It Doesn’t Matter – By Daniel T. Willingham for the New York Times
September 13, 2018, Washington, DC—The College in High School Alliance (CHSA) has been awarded $1.2 million over a two-year period to advance its goals of steering the expansion, equity, and quality focus of college in high school programs and policies nationwide. The final grant award is supported by three organizations, with $600,000 from the Joyce Foundation, $400,000 […]
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most.
Read more about Early/Middle College programs in Philadelphia HERE
Dual Enrollment in Michigan is suffering growing pains – read more here
An insight into practice at U.S. Institutions – read here: 161004_aacrao_report
Early College High Schools Model Policy Components
The most recent long-term study released in June 2013 finds that Early College High Schools have had a sustained positive impact on traditionally underserved students nationwide. Reports published by AIR(American Institute for Research) and SRI International point to the unequivocal success of Early College High Schools. The study conducted by Andrea Berger (Project Director), Lori Turk-Bicakci (Deputy Project Director), Michael Garet (Principal Investigator), Mengli Song, Joal Knudson, Clarisse Haxton, Kristina Zeiser, Gur Hoshen, Jennifer Ford, Jennifer Stephan and Kaeli Keating and Lauren Cassidy of SRI, found strong evidence to answer the study’s two questions:
1. Do Early College students have better outcomes than they would have had at other high schools?
2. Does the impact of Early Colleges vary by student background characteristics (e.g., gender and family income)?
Student Leadership Middle College National Consortium style is bearing down towards DC. An army of youth-warriors are set to tackle issues of Social Justice across the nation and they are aiming to be heard. After last year’s breakthrough conference in Columbus, Ohio where our students asked the question, “What makes a healthy community?” they wanted to address some of the ills they had uncovered with well designed plans and clear action. Social Justice was the theme they selected; political action to assess, inform and increase college access for all high school students in their mission.
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