Category: Center for Social Organization of Schools

High school diploma alone isn’t the solution for livelihoods

September 28, 2009

Recent graduates from Philadelphia’s public high schools had higher employment rates and higher annual earnings than their classmates who dropped out, but many of them still did not have incomes above the federal poverty line, according to a new study from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins. The report suggests that although it is […]

Calculating the best way for teaching algebra

August 17, 2009

What’s the best formula for teaching algebra? Immersing students in their course work, or easing them into learning the new skills? Or does a combination of the two techniques add up to the best strategy? Researchers at the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins are aiming to find out through a federally funded study that will span 18 schools in five states this fall.