For Educators

What does it take to make high school work for all students? In the past two decades, educators have begun innovating, using new research on equity, rigor, and how teens learn to improve teaching approaches and student’s academic, social, and emotional outcomes.

These evidence-based stories about real educators transforming their schools offer easy ways to share new ideas with parents and colleagues and build support for educational changes in your community.



Celebrating progress

What is early college high school?

Exceptional educators share what they look for in a high school

The difference between high school in the U.S. and Latin America (video in Spanish only)

College is possible (video in Spanish only)

Why teachers and parents need to work together (video in Spanish only)



In this season of our podcast, Like a Sponge, we explore how high schools need to change and the ways some educators are embracing innovative practices rooted in both equity and rigor. What does it mean for a school to become trauma-sensitive? Or anti-rascist? See how these big ideas play out in real schools.


Who will your child be when they graduate?

This guide will help you explore how and what your child needs to develop before they graduate from high school.

How to help a child find their purpose

Having a clear sense of purpose in life has unlimited benefits. This worksheet helps kids explore their unique purpose in life.

Podcasts to help rethink high school

Podcasts to jumpstart community conversations about how to rethink high school and create schools where all students thrive.

Documentary films and videos to help rethink high school

Videos to jumpstart community conversations about how to redesign high school and create schools where all students thrive.


Ready to dive a little deeper? We’ve gathered a collection of research, reports, articles, books, videos, and websites from trusted sources that will help you explore concepts, dig into the research, make a pedagogical plan, or launch a campaign to change something in your district.