Publications

1998

Provides educators with "how-to" advice on involving English language learners in school-to-career programs. Internships, community service learning, project-based learning and job shadowing...

2000

This booklet presents an overview of action research as a method for educational inquiry. It answers questions about what is and is not action research, describes the action research process, and...

2002

This resource collection brings together in one place research from several fields related to the effective support of adolescent literacy development. It is designed for educators to gain...

2005

English language learners in U.S. middle and high schools face significant challenges from state writing assessments, and data suggest that they do not fare well. This report looks at writing...

1999

Describes the advantages and disadvantages of using an assessment portfolio system inclusive of English language learners and answers specific questions about assessment portfolios. A case study...

1998

Provides a representative sampling of resources on assessment policy and their effects on the education of English language learners. The bibliography describes publications that focus on the...

2000

This book presents an intensive, detailed process for holding accountable all of the players involved in establishing community-connected learning as a whole-school reform strategy - schools,...

2004

This policy report describes emerging efforts by communities such as Boston, Oakland, New York City, and Sacramento to convert large, comprehensive high schools into "education complexes" made up...

1998

This booklet provides an overview of block scheduling by presenting examples from schools that have arranged their course offerings to give both teachers and students an extended time period for...

2006

This Toolkit, developed by Jobs for the Future, takes district reform leaders and their partners through the process of planning a portfolio of excellent schools, thinking through the...