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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


Susan Goldberger
Robert Keough
Cheryl Almeida