Benchmarks for Success in High School Education: Putting Data to Work in School-to-Career Education Reform
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, business and community partners, post secondary partners, and school districts.
Benchmarks for Success describes the experiences of school districts in two communities - Boston, Massachusetts, and North Clackamas, Oregon - that are implementing and evaluating community-connected learning. Boston is an example of a district where school-to-career is becoming the rule in its high schools. North Clackamas piloted community-connected learning on a very limited basis, and now has expanded it to include focused programs of study in all the district
Published 2000 by The Education Alliance at Brown University