Student & School Performance

The united front suggests Colorado will face an uphill battle in its efforts to force change on the Adams 14 community.
Colorado’s Adams 14 school district was ordered to start a reorganization process, which begins with forming a committee.
NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
Colorado’s State Board of Ed last month let Adams 14 develop its own improvement plan. Unhappy with the result, members now want to reorganize the district.
A four-year extension of mayoral control of city schools seems out of the picture for Mayor Eric Adams as he makes his pitch to Albany lawmakers.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
Illinois advocates raise concerns about the state’s assessment plan, saying that it will halt learning for students.
The vote is unlikely to have an immediate impact on school budgets, but delays in approving a formula could hamper principals’ ability to plan and hire staff.
Lawmakers propose waivers on third-grade reading law, teacher evaluation formula
Questions remain about how the city will spend the remainder of billions in federal COVID stimulus funding on New York City’s school system.
Earlier opening would allow more time to recruit students for enrollment ahead of Count Day, superintendent says
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
For the first time, employment rates and median wages after high school will start to factor into how Indiana gauges school performance. But the data isn’t complete.
One of the largest pushes this year went toward expanding free child care. The city’s public schools will receive just over $12 billion in state funding.
The state wants Adams 14 to hire help and submit a plan for the district and high school by next month.
With the end of the school year approaching, NYC schools have spent just about half of this year’s COVID relief, according to a comptroller report.
The State Board of Education could close Adams 14 schools or reorganize the district. Local leaders instead want the board to trust them to improve education.
Results of Michigan tests can influence college admissions, teacher evaluations, and whether third graders are promoted.
Some researchers say it’s likely. Federal NAEP scores have been stagnant for high schoolers, but that could be due to falling dropout rates.
The State Board of Education will decide next steps at Central, which is facing intervention after years of low test scores.
Un panel externo recomendó cerrar como mínimo la escuela secundaria principal del Adams 14 y reorganizar el distrito. Muchos padres de Adams 14 la consideran una medida drástica que desplazará a los estudiantes.
The Adams 14 school district has released few details or the names of the finalists, despite interviews being set for Monday.
Adams 14 parents say they’re concerned about overcrowding, lack of transportation, and the loss of community connections if Colorado closes their schools.
Supporters say the essay doesn’t measure students’ abilities and that including scores on transcripts could negatively affect admissions considerations at test-optional colleges.
That means that although most American students have fallen behind academically due to the pandemic, only a subset appear likely to get more school time.
Superintendent Joris Ray grabbed parents and students’ attention when he floated the idea of a year-round school calendar last month. Here’s what research says about the “balanced” calendar.
As Illinois plans to move away from the IAR, a bill banning testing for the youngest students has passed a House education committee on Wednesday.
The school will combine JROTC and cybersecurity to ready students for cybersecurity careers as the sector sees a worker shortage.
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