Entries by Adana Collins

Dr. Leonard Mlodinow To Keynote 2019 MCNC Winter Leadership Confernce

MCNC is excited to announce that renowned physicist, best selling author and expert on how the brain works, Dr. Leonard Mlodinow, will keynote the 2019 MCNC Winter Leadership Conference. He will address how we get new ideas and creative thoughts, something vital for high school students. Dr. Mlodinow will also discuss a cognitive style that he terms elastic thinking, an […]

College in High School Alliance Awarded $1.2 Million To Enhance Support for Equitable and High-Quality Dual Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment, and Early College High School

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 […]

Early College High School Initiative Impact Study: A Social and Academic Success Story

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)?