Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 April 2016

444 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190260903

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Achieving College Dreams

How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Edited by Rhona S. Weinstein and Frank C. Worrell

  • Features the inspiring story of a more than decade-long partnership between a research university and charter district
  • Provides a longitudinal look at new school creation and partnerships across the secondary-tertiary divide
  • Focuses on how to transform high schools for underserved students, raising expectations for college-preparedness and success for all
  • Provides new ways of thinking about advisories, integrating academic rigor and support, school culture today, deepening engagement in subject-matter, and student formation of an academic identity
  • Represents diverse perspectives from students to superintendents; from schools and districts to universities

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