Native American Magnet School, Buffalo Public Schools, NY

Heather has used the Science and Global Issues: Biology program for the past three years, beginning with her participation in the national field test of the program in 2007.  In 2008, 86% of her students passed the New York State Regents Living Environment Exam (a comprehensive, end-of-course test).  In 2009, her students’ pass rates were 94%, and in 2010, 100% of her students passed the exam.  For comparison purposes, the average district pass rates vary between 55-60%.