Urban Education

Student-Centered Schools: Closing the Opportunity Gap documents the practices and outcomes of four urban high schools that, through student-centered approaches,… Read More »


The Schools We Need: Creating Small High Schools That Work For Us

What’s so different about a small high school, compared to a large one? When school leaders decide to create more… Read More »

This study documents the implementation of the ARRA summer youth employment initiative in four featured communities: Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan;… Read More »


Unfinished Work: Building Excellence in Washington DC’s Summer Youth Employment Program

This study by Brandeis University identifies best practices and examines the potential of Washington DC’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)… Read More »


The Power of Combining Youth Development Principles, Culture and Arts: Findings of a Study of the Culture & Arts Youth Development Initiative

This study from the Skillman Foundation features the results of an evaluation of its Culture and Arts Youth Development Initiative,… Read More »

Subscribe to the Students at the Center Mailing List View the September 2014 newsletter for the latest publications, articles, tools, and… Read More »

Today, we know more than ever about how students learn. Education researchers have identified key components of college and career… Read More »

With a distinct focus on personalization and student engagement, Impact Academy of Arts and Technology High School (Impact Academy) stands… Read More »

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