Aspire in the News
Spend some time here in the press suite to learn more about Aspire’s College for Certain mission, nationally-acclaimed teacher development approach, work in Memphis, blended learning and more.
CAL Prep shows higher expectations lead to greater success for minority studentsDownload the PDFUC Berkeley News
These 12 teachers earn San Joaquin A+ honorsDownload the PDFRecordnet
The Expectancy Effect in ActionDownload the PDFUTNE Reader
Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy Ranks Number One in OaklandDownload the PDFAspire College for Certain Newsletter | April 2016
Achieving College Dreams | How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High SchoolDownload the PDFOxford University Press
April 14th is the release date for Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School. This edited book by Rhona S. Weinstein and Frank C. Worrell describes the longstanding collaborative effort between Aspire Public Schools and UC Berkeley to develop and nurture Aspire California College Preparatory Academy. Framed by findings from collaborative research and reflecting a diversity of voices, the book charts the journey from the initial decision to open a school to the high school graduation of its first two classes. It also features chapters by four Aspire teachers, two principals, and two superintendents.