Amber Noel—would like to acknowledge the many people and organizations that made these rankings possible. We appreciate the assistance of state education agencies and related individuals for their willingness to provide the necessary data and to work with us as partners throughout the data collection process. Without their cooperation, these rankings would not be possible. We are grateful to U.S. News staff for their understanding and patience throughout the creation of these rankings. Their input, guidance, and feedback on technical and functional issues were essential to completing the project. We also wish to thank the researchers at AIR who contributed to the completion of the 2013 “Best High Schools ” rankings: Charles Blankenship, David Blumenthal, and Dory Seidel. In addition, we would like to recognize Michael Garet and Andrew Swanlund for their technical review and counsel throughout the process. AIR’s involvement in this project began with the 2012 version of the rankings. Earlier versions of the “Best High Schools ” rankings were conducted by U.S. News in collaboration with other researchers. To the extent possible, AIR collected and analyzed data for the current ranking
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