New Century High Schools Initiative
New Visions commissioned Policy Studies Associates to produce multiple evaluations of the New Century High Schools Initiative, a decade-long program that resulted in the design and creation of 99 small, themed high schools throughout New York City.
Scaffolded Apprenticeship Model
A four-year evaluation by Stanford University's Center for Research on the Context of Teaching of the Scaffolded Apprenticeship Model, a a school improvement and leadership development program that supports a school inquiry team in closing student learning gaps and leading colleagues to do the same.
- Leading School Improvement with Data (2008)
- Leadership Development and School Reform (2009)
- Developing School Capacity for Inquiry-Based Improvement (2010)
- Inquiry-Based School Reform: Lessons (2012)
Urban Teacher Residency
New Visions comissioned Rockman et al. to analyze the Urban Teacher Residency program, which prepares individuals to become successful teachers by combining teaching experience and rigorous graduate study. This report shares summative findings from five years of external evaluation from 2009 to 2014.