Resources for Breaking Ranks at the High School
Satisfaction Survey – How Well Does Your School Serve Each Student
This survey can be used to generate conversations about how well the school is currently meeting the needs of each student.
Importance vs. Practice Survey
This survey asks respondents to reflect on how their school is implementing the recommendations found in Breaking Ranks II and indicate their level of satisfaction with the implementation of the practice.
Academic Rigor and Support
This instrument can be used to compare the respondents’ perceptions of the importance of academically rigorous practices and support with the level of implementation existing in the school.
21st Century School Leadership Skills
This instrument provides school leaders with information about their strengths and improvement needs in 10 skill dimensions essential for successful leadership. It can also be used with colleagues to provide their perception of your skills.
Pathways to College Network
This alliance of national organization and funders is committed to advancing college access and success for underserved students. In collaboration with NASSP and others, Pathways has developed the College Readiness for All Toolbox to help schools prepare more low-income and minority students for postsecondary education.
The National High School Alliance
NASSP was a founding member of this partnership of 50 organizations sharing a common commitment to promoting the excellence, equity and development of high school-age youth.
The Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR)
NASSP has worked closely with CSSR in the development of many of the Breaking Ranks materials. The resources and technical assistance CSSR provides is based heavily on the Breaking Ranks framework.
The International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
NASSP and the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) have partnered together in order to combine each organization’s unique strengths to create a shared vision for empowering school leaders to improve student performance.