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McKinley Technical High School, Washington, DC McKinley Technical High School, Washington, DC McKinley Technology High School is an application public STEM-based Title I magnet high school. McKinley offers National Academy Foundation (NAF) Academies in Information Technology (Digital Media, Computer Science), Engineering, or Biotechnology. The entire biotechnology curriculum is designed to precisely mimic the experience of a research lab, complete with the Read More

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia, PA Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia, PA The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School is a public magnet school in the School District of Philadelphia. Rush hired a Climate Manager who focuses on keeping a stable climate by supporting social and emotional learning and facilitating difficult conversations. He introduced Relationships First (RF), which is Read More

Helix Charter High School, La Mesa, CA Helix Charter High School, La Mesa, CA Helix High School offers a continuum of college readiness activities. All students must meet the challenging University of California and California State University A-G course requirements, which include all of the courses needed to be eligible to apply to a public college or university in California. In 9th Read More

Henry Ford Early College MI Students at Henry Ford Early College have a unique opportunity to explore health care career pathways and earn significant college credits while still in high school. As one student remarks, “when I graduate here, I’ll have my associate degree, and I’ll have all of these transferrable credits… when you come here, you’re really going to Read More

Trinidad Garza students on campus ready to learn. Trinidad Garza Early College High School, (Dallas, TX). Trinidad Garza Early College High School (ECHS) is a public school of choice housed on the campus of Mountain View College (MVC). Through collaboration with the community college, Garza ECHS students can attend both high school and on-site college classes with the goal of graduating with a Read More

GECA students pose for a selfie during break Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy, (Gilroy, CA). The Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA), a school of choice, is located on the Gavilan College campus. In partnership with Gavilan, all students must complete 40 units of transferable college coursework in four years, while simultaneously fulfilling high school graduation requirements. Students fulfill Read More

Daily class change at Dublin Jerome. Dublin Jerome High School, (Dublin OH). College and career readiness is an acquisition trait for Dublin Jerome High School students. During their freshman year, students have the opportunity to complete YouScience, a career discovery tool. That data is then utilized by our school counselors to facilitate discussion about proper course planning and future education. For Read More

A Prosser graduate looks to the future with joy Prosser Career Academy High School, (Chicago, IL). Prosser Career Academy High School offers a range of opportunities to prepare students for college and career readiness. As a career academy, Prosser draws students from all over the city of Chicago with approximately 300 freshmen students coming from over 100 feeder schools. All Prosser students select a Read More

john hancock students This audio profile shares how at John Hancock College Preparatory High School, educators engage students in rigorous academics and provide strong social-emotional support with the aim of helping them prepare for life after high school. This includes offering two Career and Technical Education options: pre-law, and pre-engineering. The programs give students a taste of what Read More

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School In this video profile, Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School educators, students, and partners explain how the school has implemented a robust news literacy program, designed to help students learn to thoughtfully examine the many sources of information around them. As one educator puts it, this program “is the way in which [students are] Read More