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Student & School Performance

Three-quarters of schools earned a C or better under the new formula that stresses academic proficiency.

How will they be calculated? Will they matter? Chalkbeat gives a preview.

District officials say students are struggling to learn letter sounds and recognize words, a problem they need to overcome to read, spell, write, and ultimately learn.

Students have improved slightly in math achievement since fall 2020, but reading performance has remained stagnant after a significant drop.

District leaders say the scores on Pennsylvania exams are encouraging but that more work needs to be done.

Los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés logran recuperarse mejor académicamente después de COVID en distritos escolares de Colorado que ofrecen tutoría y los ayudan a mantenerse en salones regulares.

While some local school leaders have instituted new strategies to help students learning English, other districts aren’t especially concerned.

Trezevant is the default option, but transportation will be offered to two other schools as well.

Grades will be released in December. Revised criteria mark a big change of course under a new leader.

The Class of 2023 were freshmen when the pandemic disrupted in-person learning. District data indicate 84% of those students graduated in four years, the highest rate in modern history.

Illinois students are starting to gain ground on learning recovery but test scores lag behind pre-pandemic levels and chronic absenteeism is still high.

Districts would have more power, and test scores would not be a factor.

Some of the students have endured dangerous journeys to the United States, on top of the disruption of leaving their homes behind.

Officials say the proposal is meant to ease the disruption that results when families switch schools midyear.

Eighth graders enrolled at district schools will take the test Oct. 24 or 25. Non-district students must sign up again to take the exam Oct. 28, Oct. 29, or Nov. 5. 

About 14% of Denver’s 89,000 students are Black, and data shows the district is not serving them as well as it’s serving white students.