Student & School Performance
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Experts aren’t sure why recovery has been more consistent in math.
The district is seeking a total of $14.4 billion for updates ranging from new roofs and windows to special classrooms.
Amid efforts to tackle challenges students face, one administrator says her message remains: ‘You’ve got to come to school.’
Students as a whole met goals in math but not in reading. But the district mostly missed goals in both subjects for Black and Latinx students.
Denver school district hired two tutoring companies and pledged to pay them based on results. Did it work?
Not all students met all benchmarks, though one tutoring company was more successful than the other.
The recommendations, unveiled at a public hearing Tuesday night, are in the early stages and haven’t been adopted by the Education Department.
The state’s new accountability system will highlight graduation rates, state test scores, and chronic absenteeism, among other data points.
Officials are considering opening more so-called specialty schools meant to help students with more challenging disabilities transition into the real world.
Masks are mostly gone and there’s less social awkwardness at school. Now, much of teachers’ energy is spent helping students fill pandemic learning gaps so they can move forward.
More Chicago students met state reading and math standards last school year — but are still behind pre-COVID levels
School-level data from the 2023 Illinois Assessment for Readiness shows many schools have not returned to pre-pandemic levels of students meeting standards in reading and math.
Chicago Public Schools hired hundreds of tutors with federal COVID money. As dollars run out, can they keep them?
Some principals say the program is paying off and want to find funding to keep it going.
A majority of the students at Hallett are Black, and families say the environment that Principal Dominique Jefferson has created is affirming and joyful.
State Board concerned about Adams 14’s pause to work with TNTP, but some members are encouraged by improvements
Colorado State Board members received an update on low performing schools Wednesday.
State officials have not yet released broader data showing how students across the city or state fared on last year’s exams.
Líderes en Adams 14 celebraron la decisión de que el distrito no deberá reorganizarse.
The increases are relatively small, but they’re giving school leaders hope that Philadelphia students can continue to boost their scores in the years to come.
The shift raises questions about who schools are serving, how they should be resourced, and what the district — and the city — can do as it continues to lose students.
The loss of extra programming — like after-school tutoring, smaller class sizes, additional staff — could make learning loss recovery even more challenging.
The district must still follow a second State Board order to have a partial manager help with school improvement efforts.
Bren Elliott, a former Nashville school administrator, will oversee improvement efforts that encompass nearly 300 schools
Adams 14 leaders point to ratings improvements over last year, as they make case against state reorganization orders
Adams 14 moved out of turnaround to earn a priority improvement rating, same rating as in 2019.
Between intensive outreach, rewards, and early warning systems, staff at Gompers Elementary-Middle School managed to improve student attendance after a rocky year in the pandemic.
One school and four districts received grant funding in May to spend this 2023-24 school year.
But, the number of schools and districts with good ratings remains lower than before the pandemic, mirroring state test data trends.
The issues include the city’s precarious funding situation, enrollment shifts, and what support will look like for migrant students.
Learning loss since 2019 has been acute here and across the nation due to the pandemic.
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