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Title Achieving college dreams : how a university-charter district partnership created an early college high school / edited by Rhona S. Weinstein, Frank C. Worrell
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Online access with subscription: University Press scholarship online (Oxford scholarship online)
Contents Cover; Achieving College Dreams How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; For the Future & Foreword; Contributor List; Part I, Beginnings; 1 Introduction--University's Role in Secondary School Reform; 2 The University of California, Berkeley Commits; 3 Forging a Partnership with Aspire Public Schools; 4 The California College Preparatory Academy Opens; Part II Collaborative Research Informs School Development; 5 Learning from Teacher-Student Advisories
15 Talent Development: The Forging of an Academic Identity 16 From Parallel Tracks to Intertwined Efforts: Aspire Public Schools Reflects; 17 Conclusion--The Power of a University-District Partnership; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Contributor Biographies; Index
6 The Student Transition into an Early College Secondary School7 Parent Involvement and the Home-School Divide; 8 Making Room to Read: The Evolution of a Secondary School Library; 9 Tracking Student Indicators Across Time; Part III Equity and Excellence in a High School Setting; 10 Equity in the Teaching of History; 11 Math and Not Just About Math!; 12 Titrating from Shallow to Deep Understanding in Chemistry; 13 Building a Supportive College-Preparatory Culture; Part IV Lessons Learned; 14 A Model for Interweaving Rigor and Support
Summary 'Achieving College Dreams' tells the story of a long-standing partnership between a university and charter district to create an early-college high school for first-generation college youth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject California College Preparatory Academy (Oakland, Calif.)
University of California, Berkeley.
California College Preparatory Academy (Oakland, Calif.)
University of California, Berkeley.
Charter schools -- California -- Case studies
Educational equalization -- California.
Preparatory schools -- California -- Case studies
Charter schools.
EDUCATION -- Secondary.
Educational equalization.
Preparatory schools.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Weinstein, Rhona S., editor.
Worrell, Frank C., editor.
ISBN 0190260912