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High Schools That Work. An Overview Dr. Carol Ann Duke Director, Schools That Work Arkansas High School. HSTW Goals. Raise math, science, communication, problem-solving, & technical achievement of more students to the national average & above

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High Schools That Work

An Overview

Dr. Carol Ann Duke

Director, Schools That Work

Arkansas High School


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HSTW Goals

  • Raise math, science, communication, problem-solving, & technical achievement of more students to the national average & above

  • Blend the essential content of traditional college-prep studies (math, science, lang. arts) with quality career/technical studies by creating conditions that support school leaders, teachers, & counselors in carrying out key practices

  • Advance state & local policies and leadership initiatives necessary to sustain a continuous school-improvement effort for both academic & career/technical studies


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High Expectations

Career/Technical Studies

Academic Studies

Program of Study

Work-based Learning

Teachers Working Together

Students Actively Engaged

Guidance

Extra Help

Keeping Score

HSTW Key Practices


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There is really only ONE Key Practice:

Setting Higher Expectations and getting more students to meet them.

And

there are 9 HSTW suggestions of how to get there…

Honestly,


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Career/Technical Studies

Increasing access to intellectually challenging career/technical studies, with a major emphasis on using high-level math, science, language arts, and problem-solving skills in the modern workplace and in preparation for continued learning.


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Academic Studies

Increasing access to academic studies that teach the essential concepts from the college-prep curriculum by encouraging students to use academic content and skills to address real-world projects and problems.


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Program of Study

Having students complete a challenging program of study with an upgraded academic core and a major.


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Work-based Learning

Giving students and their parents the choice of a system that integrates school-based & work-based learning that spans high school & postsecondary studies and that is planned by educators, employers, and employees.


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Teachers Working Together

Having an organization, structure, and schedule giving academic and career/technical teachers the time to plan & deliver integrated instruction aimed at teaching high-level academic and technical content.


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Students Actively Engaged

Getting every student involved in rigorous and challenging learning.


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Guidance

Involving each student & his/her parents in a guidance and advisement system that ensures the completion of an accelerated program of study with an in-depth academic or career/technical major.


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Extra Help

Providing a structured system of extra help to enable students who may lack adequate preparation to complete an accelerated program of study that includes high-level academic and technical content.


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Keeping Score

Using student assessment & program evaluation data to improve continuously the school climate, organization, management, curricula, and instruction to advance student learning and to recognize students who meet both curriculum and performance goals.


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What’s next?

  • See what you’re already doing to address key practices

  • Rely on schools in the HSTW network to see best practices at work

  • Realize that HSTW is NOT adding to your workload, it’s a new foundation of support for the work we’re required to do

  • Prepare for your TAV

  • Plan and prepare for HSTW/NAEP Assessment (January 2006)


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HSTW/NAEP Assessment

  • ADWE provides grant to pay for assessment & provides training for Site Coordinator

  • Test 60 c/t completers

  • Tests in Reading, Math, & Science

  • Student Survey, Teacher Survey, & Transcript Study

  • Results are a 200+ page report


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1st year site & Assessment

  • Don’t panic; if you don’t have 60 c/t completers, select other students to make up the difference

  • “Sell” the test to you’re the students involved

  • Assessment will provide a benchmark for future HSTW-related data needs


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1st year site & Assessment

  • Ask for help – counselors, teachers, volunteers, and other site coordinators

  • Plan to attend any & all ADWE offered training

  • Documentation needs

  • Remember – there are NO stupid questions!


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High Schools That Work…

It’s not adding to your plate; it’s changing the plate that supports your work!

~ Dr. Carol Ann Duke


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