National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools

New publication on personalization in high schools

Posted by on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 in News.

NCSU researchers Ariel Tichnor-Wagner and Danielle Allen just published a comparative case study of caring practices in two higher performing and two lower performing urban high schools. They found that higher performing schools demonstrated caring communities, where interpersonal relationships and high academic expectations were prevalent throughout the school. Strong leadership support, caring as a core school value, and abundant curricular and extracurricular structures facilitated relationships in caring school communities; these contextual factors were less prevalent in lower performing schools with isolated instances of care.

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