Recently, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation published a report on the state’s Read to Achieve program, a state initiative pushed by the Republican-led General Assembly to make sure children are reading on grade level. The Friday Institute report has examined the first cohorts to go through the program and found no improvement as a result of Read to Achieve interventions.… Listen now »
This fall, we’re back to school and back to mapping school grades after a two-year hiatus. Former features on Consider It Mapped covered grades from the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years and the controversy over the equations used to derive the grades. This year, we’re expanding the functionality of the map and accompanying data visualization with a number of filters so users can play out different scenarios, pulling information for like districts and schools.… Full story »
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How Much Influence Do Teachers Have in Their Schools?
RAND | 12/13/2018
More principals than teachers feel that teachers are involved in making important school decisions.... Read the rest