Tag: graduation

August 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

August 22nd, 2013

Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...


An Outsider’s Experience at YES Prep Houston

News, Policy and Practice

November 7th, 2012

Jessica Rosati, a teacher at Prestige Academy Charter School in Wilmington, Delaware, contributed this guest blog post. YES (which stands for Youth Engaged in Service) Prep Public Schools is a network of public, open-enrollment charter schools located all throughout Greater Houston. The YES program is designed to prepare every student in grades...


Finish Your 1st Year of College in High School


November 6th, 2012

Do you remember your senior year of high school?  I do.  I was an active student.  I participated in track, the Broadcasting Club, and National Honor Society—and I enjoyed every minute of those activities.  Yet, academically, there was something missing.  Some people call it “senioritis.”  For me, it was plain boredom.  I longed for...