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Author(s):Brand, B
Title:Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Source:http://www.aypf.org/publications/EnhancingHSRef...
Date:2005
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Short Description:Smmarizes the best practices and policies that were successful in the transformed high schools visited by national policymakers.
Annotation:The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) took groups of national policymakers to visit effective and innovative high schools and to meet with reform-minded leaders as a way to become familiar with the challenges and possibilities of high school redesign. This report summarizes the best practices and policies that were successful in the transformed high schools visited by national policymakers.
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