Rethinking the American high school schedule
American high schools are not all the same. Use this scheduling tool to dream big about a high school that will prepare your child for the future.
Why we're not using pandemic test score data in our GreatSchools Ratings
Our analysis shows that test score data from 2020 and 2021 are nonexistent at worst and incomplete at best. Instead, we're providing parents with other important school quality information while we await better data from 2022.
How a failing high school became a national model for CTE education
Arroyo Valley High School faced many of the usual challenges of big public schools in low-income communities. Their rigorous career academies transformed the school – and the students.
Cracking the code on STEM success for Black and brown students
Project Lead The Way enables kids, regardless of background, to set goals and build careers in STEM fields.
How one high school turns career dreams into practical pathways
How one Kentucky high school helps students dream big and jumpstart their future.
Plantation tours can teach us about U.S. slavery as long as the lessons are honest
Hundreds of former Southern plantations are now museums that hold tours for K-12 kids — but most don’t tell the full truth about slavery and many tours don’t mention it at all. This research shows how these museums can do better.
Ungrading: I no longer grade my students’ work
The practice of ungrading means that instead of getting a letter grade on every assignment, students get ample feedback and multiple opportunities to revise and improve their work.
Who will your child be when they graduate?
This activity will help you explore how and what your child needs to develop before they graduate from high school.