Administrators WORK WITH PARENTS & THE COMMUNITY
Innovations in Education: Successful Magnet High Schools
September 2008

Successful Magnet High Schools exams eight magnet high schools, analyzing their common characteristics and profiles them as models of success.

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Table of Contents

1.  Title Page
2.  List of Illustrations
3.  Foreword
4.  Acknowledgments
5.  Introduction
 
Evolving Goals and Changing Communities
The Schools Profiled in This Guide
6.  PART I
Successful Magnet High Schools: Common Themes
 
Common Elements and Strategies in The Profiled Magnet High Schools
Innovating for Excellence
Promoting Equity
Forging Community Partnerships
Designing Rigorous Academic Programs
Building a Culture of High-quality Teaching
Conclusion
7.  Part II
Profiles of Magnet Schools Highlighted in Part I
 
Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Los Angeles
G.W. Carver Magnet High School for Engineering, Applied Technology, And the Arts
Houston
Chattanooga School for The Arts and Sciences
Hamilton County, Tenn.
Design and Architecture Senior High School
Miami
Galileo Magnet High School
Danville, Va.
Metropolitan Learning Center
Bloomfield, Conn.
Northeast Magnet High School
Wichita, Kans.
Booker T. Washington High School for The Performing And Visual Arts
Dallas
8.  APPENDIX A
Research Methodology
9.  APPENDIX B
Resources
10.  Notes

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