Thinking about high school redesign? We assembled a great reading list to get you started.  

Formulating a strategy:

Plan a visit:

Consider becoming a design-focused school:

Four SoCal STEM schools with great design principles:

Big schools with a coherent academic program:

A Virginia district that led with a great set of design principles:

Consider using new school development to spur district-wide redesign:

City Arts & Tech High School, San Francisco

On project-based and place-based learning:

On the shift to competency:

Become an early college high school:

On career-focused high schools:

On advisory and guidance:

For more, see:

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