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The work reported herein was supported under the College and Career Transitions Initiative (V051B0200001) as administered by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education.

However, the contents do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education or the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsements by the Federal Government.



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The documents in this library address the five intended outcomes of the CCTI. We have used one-word categories to describe the following outcomes:
Achievement includes academic and/or skill achievement at secondary and postsecondary levels
Attainment includes attainment of degrees, certificates, and credentials
Employment includes preparation for, transition to, and entry into employment
Enrollment includes postsecondary enrollment and persistence
Remediation includes remediation and developmental education

Bottoms, Gene and Karen Anthony (2004) Raise Academic Standards and Get More Students to Complete High School: How 13 Georgia Schools Did It. Atlanta, GA: Southern Regional Education Board. Shares insights and action steps from 13 Georgia high schools that met rigorous academic standards and raised graduation rates.
Outcomes addressed: Achievement   Enrollment 

Bottoms, Gene, Alice Presson and Lingling Han (2004) High School Reform Works—When Implemented: A Comparative Study of High- and Low-implementation Schools. Atlanta: Southern Regional Education Board. Report provides evidence that there is higher student achievement for all groups at the top 50 high schools that have more deeply implemented the High Schools That Work improvement design than at the 50 schools that have done less and describes implementation strategies for those wishing to replicate such results. Order from the address provided. Cost: $10.
Outcomes addressed: Achievement    

Bottoms, Gene, Lingling Han, and Alice Presson (2003) Doing What Works: Moving Together on High Standards for All Students. Atlanta, GA: Southern Regional Education Board. Describes a framework of 13 effective practices to be implemented collaboratively by leaders and teachers in transforming high schools into high-achieving schools.
Outcomes addressed: Achievement    

Boylan, Hunter R. (2002) What Works: A Guide to Research-Based Best Practices in Developmental Education. Boone, NC: The Continuous Quality Improvement Network and the National Center for Developmental Education. For sale at http://www.ncde.appstate.edu/whatworks.htm.
Outcomes addressed:     Remediation

Boylan, Hunter R. (1999, Spring) Exploring Alternatives to Remediation. Journal of Developmental Education 22, no. 3: 2-11.
Outcomes addressed:     Remediation

Boylan, Hunter R. and D. Patrick Saxon (1999) What Works in Remediation: Lessons from 30 Years of Research. Prepared for the League for Innovation in the Community College. Boone, NC: National Center for Developmental Education.
Outcomes addressed:     Remediation

Boylan, Hunter R., Leonard B. Bliss, and Barbara S. Bonham (1997, Spring) Program Components and Their Relationship to Student Performance. Journal of Developmental Education 20, no. 3: page numbers not known.
Outcomes addressed:     Remediation

Bragg, Debra D. (1999, July) Enhancing Linkages to Postsecondary Education: Helping Youths Make a Successful Transition to College. NCRVE CenterPoint Digest Number 5. Berkeley, CA: National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Outcomes addressed:  Attainment   

Bragg, Debra D. and Russell E. Hamm (1996) Linking College and Work: Exemplary Policies and Practices of Two-Year College Work-Based Learning Programs. Berkeley, CA: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, University of California.
Outcomes addressed:   Employment  

Brand, Betsy (2003) Rigor and Relevance: A New Vision for Career and Technical Education, A White Paper. Washington, DC: American Youth Policy Forum. The valuable central section of this report describes rigorous CTE programs of study and how to create them.
Outcomes addressed: Achievement Attainment Employment Enrollment 

 

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