Building and Sustaining Innovative High Schools: Findings from the Opportunity by Design Study

Building and Sustaining Innovative High Schools: Findings from the Opportunity by Design Study

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This report commissioned by Carnegie Corporation of New York provides new insights into the process of designing and launching small urban high schools organized around the principles of personalization, mastery-based instruction, and positive youth development. The five-year evaluation by RAND Corporation followed the foundation’s Opportunity by Design initiative, which launched in 2013 in response to a challenge paper that detailed the urgent need to “do school differently” in order to prepare students for postsecondary success.

Program: Education