|| Perspectives in Public Policy:
Connecting Higher Education and the Public Schools
The Institute for Educational Leadership
This publication series, "Perspectives in Public Policy: Connecting Higher Education and the Public Schools," seeks to promote public and educational policies designed to strengthen linkages between higher education and the schools. Reports in the series are addressed to policymakers, business and civic leaders, and educators. The series is co-sponsored by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and the Institute for Educational Leadership.
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Reports Published in this Series
Gathering Momentum: Building the Learning Connection Between Schools and Colleges (April 2002, K-16 Report #02-01). These conference proceedings assess the status of partnerships between schools and colleges, and provide recommendations for moving forward in five key areas: equity, governance, standards, teachers, and community.
Overcoming the High School Senior Slump: New Education Policies, by Michael W. Kirst (May 2001, K-16 Report #01-01). Examines the causes and consequences of high school "senior slump" and presents policy directives that can help American high schools reclaim the academic rigor of the senior year.
Doing Comparatively Well: Why the Public Loves Higher Education and Criticizes K-12, by John Immerwahr (October 1999, K-16 Report #99-03). The author explores public attitudes about K-12 and higher education, and identifies trends that suggest that higher education's "honeymoon" with the public may be waning. The report is based on a wide range of public opinion surveys and focus groups conducted by Public Agenda during the past five years.
Higher Education and the Schools: State Strategies that Support Successful Student Transitions from Secondary to Postsecondary Education, by P. Michael Timpane (July 1999, K-16 Report #99-02). This report explores the implications of school reform issues for the future of higher education.
All One System: A Second Look, by Harold L. Hodgkinson (June 1999, K-16 Report #99-01). This update to All One System clarifies recent trends, current impasses, and areas of immediate priority regarding the long-neglected relationships between higher education and the public schools.