The New American High School Conference

New American High Schools Special Report Now Available

The McGraw-Hill Educational and Professional Publishing Group has published a booklet on the ten high schools showcased in the conference, New American High Schools: Preparing Students for College and Careers. The text of this booklet is available for download on Business Week Online, available on American Online. Look for it in Business Week Online's "Offers and Info" area. McGraw-Hill will make one copy available at no cost to schools. The request must be made on school letterhead and sent to:

McGraw-Hill Educational and Professional Publishing Group
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020

Other readers may contact NCRVE for copies. NCRVE will have a limited number of free copies available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individuals wishing to receive more than one copy will have to pay; exact price still to be determined. You can contact NCRVE's Materials Distribution Service by phone (800) 637-7652, by e-mail,, or by sending your request and/or purchase order to:

NCRVE Materials Distribution Service
Western Illinois University
Horrabin Hall 46
Macomb, IL 61455


The following organizations were cosponsors of the New American High Schools Conference held in Washington, D.C. on May 22-24, 1996.

Academy for Educational Development
American Association of School Administrators
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
American Association for Higher Education
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of Community Colleges
American Counseling Association
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
American Society for Training and Development
American Vocational Association
American Youth Policy Forum
Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc.
ASPIRA Association, Inc.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Business Professionals of America
Center for Law and Education
Center for Learning and Competitiveness
Committee for Economic Development
Center for Occupational Research and Development
Council of Chief State School Officers
Council of the Great City Schools
Distributive Education Clubs of America
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.
Future Homemakers of America
Home Economics-Related Occupations
Health Occupations Student Assocation
Human Resources Development Institute
Institute for Policy Studies, The Johns Hopkins University
Jobs for the Future
McGraw-Hill Companies
Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory
National 4-H Council
National Academy Foundation
National Alliance of Black School Educators
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
National Association of Counties
National Center on Education and the Economy
National Congress of Parents and Teachers
National Council of La Raza
National Council of Teachers of English
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Education Association
National Future Farmers of America
National Governors' Association
National School Boards Association
National Skill Standards Board
National Transitional Alliance, University of Illinois
National Urban League
National Young Farmers Educational Association
National Youth Employment Coalition
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
Pacific Regional Educational Laboratory
REAL Enterprises
Southeastern Regional Vision for Education
Southern Regional Education Board
Technology Student Association
The American Works Partnership
The National Alliance of Business
U.S. Conference of Mayors
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
University Council for Vocational Education
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America

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