66 Calling All Innovators
How some (but too few) schools are encouraging
young people to transform their world.
70 Groomed for Citizenship
High school students are lobbying leaders to
give all students a civics-rich classroom
experience like their own.
74 On Track to Their Dreams
An early college experience creates
expectations for success.
78 The Real World Starts Here
A high school offers engineering, cosmetology,
and auto tech, to name a few ways it combines
college prep with career readiness.
82 Where’s Literature
in the Common Core?
The emphasis on utilitarian text will
derail the literary arts if next steps are
not planned carefully.
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7 What’s Next? Are We Ready?
Listen online at www.ascd.org/el.
86 Don’t Overlook Middle-Skill Jobs
Two-year degrees can provide a chance for financial security.
88 A Moving Proposal
Getting students moving is an effective learning strategy.
90 Talking to the Reverend
Look around the corner for an expert on building community.
92 Watching Us Work
What kids learn from observing their teachers on the job.
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Reviews, research, and relevant reads.
93 Index to Advertisers
94 The Most Important Thing You Learned in School
Read readers’ stories here and online, and contribute your
own response to an upcoming question.
96 ASCD Community in Action
News and resources from ASCD.
Cover illustration © James Steinberg