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Two years ago, Steve Schneider, a high school guidance counselor in Sheboygan, Wisc., had been fairly satisfied. More than 90 percent of his students graduated every year, and according to senior exit surveys, about three-quarters went to a four-year institution, with the remaining enrolling in local, technical colleges.
Or so he thought.
In fact, about half of South High School gContinue Reading »
What’s (not) to come. Eight percent of education insiders see an ESEA reauthorization in the next year. Fifty percent see it happening after 2015. (Whiteboard Advisors)
Reeks of Teresa Sullivan’s failed ousting at UVA. West Virginia’s State Superintendent of Schools, Jorea Marple, was fired today during a routine board meeting. Two board members who opposed the decision have also resigneContinue Reading »
It’s rare to see Republicans and Democrats agree on anything these days, so it was particularly heartening at yesterday’s Data Quality Campaign meeting on Strengthening the Feedback Loop: Using Data to Support the College-and-Career-Ready Agenda, to see high-ranking conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats sound the call for better data to understand how secondary and postsecondary schoolContinue Reading »
Kathryn Byron on the Possibilities of Linking Education Data with Cal-PASS: “Cal-PASS partnered with UC Berkeley’s Center for Social Services Research on the pilot project, which matched students in foster care with those not in the foster system by grade, disability, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity. Researchers say the initial goal was just to see if it’s possible to connect the dContinue Reading »