Publications

1999

Offering a case study of the Haitian literacy program at a public high school in Boston, Massachusetts, the program teaches literacy and numeracy skills to high-school age students with limited...

2001

This study examines the attention that several states initially gave to addressing the issues of language diversity in their development and support of the CSRD Program

2002

In communities across the United States, the conversion of large high schools into small, focused learning communities is gaining currency as an education reform strategy. This joint publication...

2005

This research paper is part of a series investigating how online technologies can support the professional learning of K-12 educators. The authors conducted a study that examined the quality of...

2000

In a large, complex setting like a high school, many conditions and activities are simultaneously at work. Faculty development, school district initiatives, and state and federal policies are just...

2008

This report summarizes a symposium held in the summer of 2007 by The Education Alliance and The Urban Education Policy Program. The symposium convened over fifty state education leaders,...

1998

Summarizes the findings of the first year of an innovative research project conducted by regional lab staff in Lowell, Massachusetts. The study provides a detailed discussion of the professional...

2005

This research paper is part of a series investigating how online technologies can support professional learning for K-12 educators. This paper describes the design features of Adolescent Literacy...

2006

The Education Alliance at Brown University, working in partnership with Hezel Associates, produced this literature review on instructional coaching to serve as a resource to the PBS Peer...

2001

Several years of studying family partnerships in several New England schools confirm that even the best schools find it hard to create achievement-focused family programs. It is even more...