Tag: YES Prep

August 27, 2013

Policy and Practice

August 27th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Behavioral health program at schools sets more ambitious goals in state rollout There are some who will remember the paddle, the dreaded wooden tool wielded by teachers and school staff fed up with problem students. It shows how far educational discipline and strategy have come. Now, students’ behavioral health is one...


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...


Imagine: YES Prep Focused on College and Career Readiness


April 6th, 2012

Jason Bernal, president of YES Prep Public Schools in Houston, TX, talks about the success that the YES network has enjoyed over the last several years in his op-ed in The News Journal. YES Prep employs many winning strategies, that unfortunately we are unable to replicate in Delaware because of the current charter environment. But that...