Aligning Potential is a study of how well the Capital Region is doing in creating the conditions required for all young people to succeed in the workforce and what the Region can do to increase the odds that youth will set and reach their education and career goals.
This paper presents a new analysis of education data on high schools in the 100 largest school districts that highlights the role of inadequate K-12 preparation as a barrier to postsecondary success for students who live in poverty.
The focus of this paper—and the series of which it is a part—is on improving student learning during the crucial period spanning grade 12 and the first year of college in order to build momentum for college success.
The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the underlying problems that prevent current school reform effort from achieving sustained impact, and to describe a promising model of school improvement, called the Networked Improvement Community (NIC).
This summary is the first of three summits to unite regional middle level learning leaders in their efforts to develop a regional agenda and inform research around middle level education. *The first summit, called the “Greater Richmond Region Middle School Summit,” will now be referred to as the “Richmond Region Middle Level Learning Summit.”