NEPC Resources on High School and/or Secondary School
NEPC Review: The Michigan Context and Performance Report Card: High Schools 2018 (Mackinac Center, January 2019)
Education Interview of the Month: Greg Smith Interviews Linda Molner Kelley and Adam York on Schools of Opportunity
NEPC Review: 2016 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning - Part II: Tracking and Advanced Placement
Welner and Burris caution against the possibility that the tiered diploma system established by Texas House Bill 5 may lead to lower tracks being disproportionally filled by students in poverty and students of color.
This report documents "Two Wisconsins" separated by wealth. It concludes the difference in test scores between rich and poor is not attributable to school funding. To close the achievement gap, the author recommends that school districts require students to take more rigorous courses.
Source: The Oregonian
EPRU Fellow Gregory Smith discusses the dangers and consequences of making high school more difficult.