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Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Princeton University Press, Princeton, p.255 pages : ustratons, ma (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1620 .F46 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9730206

Keywords:

College preparation programs--United States--Case studies, High schools--United States--Case studies, Public schools--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: History and context -- Searching for needles in the high school haystack -- Exploring a new constellation -- Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL -- School Without Walls, Washington, DC -- Central High School Magnet Career Academy, Louisville, KY -- Liberal Arts and Science Academy, Austin, TX -- Jones College Prep, Chicago, IL -- Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, LA -- Townsend Harris High School, Queens, NY -- Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, FL -- Oxford Academy, Cypress, CA -- Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ -- Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Annandale, VA -- Similarities and differences -- Dilemmas and challenges -- Conclusions -- Appendix I: Selection process and school list -- Appendix II: Survey questions.

Publication Language:

eng