The Challenge of Scaling Up Educational Reform: Findings and Lessons from First Things First

Publication Date: July 2005

Publisher: MDRC (Organization)

Author(s): Janet Quint; Howard S. Bloom; Alison Rebeck Black; LaFleur Stephens

Research Area: Education

Keywords: Education Reform; Middle School; High School

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report describes the implementation and effects of the First Things First program in middle schools and high schools in five different districts, all of which serve high proportions of minority and economically disadvantaged students.