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School Culture

Working toward a vision for community schools that work for all students

What can we learn from a decade in the life of two high schools in the same Oakland, CA neighborhood? In one, educators, parents,...
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Creating a school culture to help students overcome trauma and engage in learning

At Honey Run Academy in Paradise, California, many students have experienced traumatic events like substance misuse in the home, abuse, or homelessness. But educators...

Student Voices & Experiences

Student representatives join debate on Claremont’s school policy on electronic devices

Students are playing an active role in school policy at Stevens High School in Claremont. Two students who joined the school board earlier this...

Student Voice Summit brought together over 100 students and educators

Incorporating student voice has been on the radar of many New Hampshire schools over the past few years in an effort to improve school culture and...

Education Policy in New Hampshire

Review of State’s Charter Schools Estimates 1,083 Open Seats in 2018-2019

Reaching Higher NH’s most recent analysis of 20 of the state’s charter schools found that at least 1,083 of the 4,025 seats...

Analysis finds that doubling charter schools in NH could cost...

In response to the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee’s request for more information on charter school funding, Reaching Higher NH conducted a fiscal...

Student-Centered Learning