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Author Gonzalez, Gabriella, author.

Title Transforming an urban school system : progress of New Haven School Change and New Haven Promise education reforms (2010-2013) / Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Robert Bozick, Lindsay Daugherty, Ethan Scherer, Reema Singh, Mónica Jacobo Suárez, Sarah Ryan.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2014.


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 144 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Series Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-777-CFGNH.
Note "RAND Education."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144).
Note Print version.
Summary In 2009, the City of New Haven and New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) announced a sweeping K-12 educational reform, New Haven School Change. The district had three primary goals for School Change: (1) close the gap between the performance of NHPS students' and Connecticut students' averages on state tests, (2) cut the high school dropout rate in half, and (3) ensure that every graduating student has the academic ability and the financial resources to attend and succeed in college. Concurrent with School Change, the City of New Haven partnered with the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, NHPS, and Yale University in 2010 to create New Haven Promise, a scholarship program that aims to improve the college-going culture in the city and postsecondary enrollment and graduation rates of NHPS graduates as a way to enhance the economic development of the city, attract more residents to New Haven, reduce crime and incarceration, and improve residents' quality of life. The 2010-2011 school year marked the first year of a staged implementation for both efforts. In June 2013, the New Haven Promise Board of Directors asked the RAND Corporation to conduct a study to document and describe baseline conditions and early progress of these programs. Researchers worked with state and district data and conducted interviews with Promise Scholars and parents to document early trends and possible areas for improvement. This report and its companion volume document the resulting study.
Contents Background -- Student, Parent, and Teacher Perceptions of School Climate -- Eliminating the Achievement Gap: Analysis of State Student Assessment Results -- Cutting the Dropout Rate: Analysis of NHPS District High School Dropout Rates -- Ensuring That Students Attend and Succeed in College: Analysis of Trends in College Enrollment, Promise Eligibility, and Students' Perspectives on College Readiness -- Conclusions and Recommended Next Steps.
Language English.
Subject Educational change -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Evaluation.
Public schools -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Evaluation.
Motivation in education -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Scholarships -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Incentive awards -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Community and school -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
College-school cooperation -- Connecticut.
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Arts & Humanities.
College-school cooperation. (OCoLC)fst00868258
Community and school. (OCoLC)fst00870669
Educational change -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst00903376
Incentive awards. (OCoLC)fst00968511
Motivation in education. (OCoLC)fst01027541
Public schools -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst01082977
Scholarships. (OCoLC)fst01432095
Connecticut. (OCoLC)fst01205688
Connecticut -- New Haven. (OCoLC)fst01206280
Social Sciences.
History of Education.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bozick, Robert, author.
Daugherty, Lindsay, author.
Scherer, Ethan, author.
Singh, Reema, author.
Jacobo Suárez, Mónica, author.
Ryan, Sarah, author.
Rand Education (Institute)
Rand Corporation, issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: Gonzalez, Gabriella. Transforming an urban school system 9780833087386 (DLC) 2014956785 (OCoLC)895731534
ISBN 9780833089489 (electronic bk.)
083308948X (electronic bk.)
Report No. RAND/RR-777-CFGNH
Standard No. AU@ 000061154982
GBVCP 1008663085

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