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Report outlines long road ahead for Jackson Public Schools

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Photo:Liz Willen/ The Hechinger Report. Loud cheering, a drum line, endless applause and a full buffet at Jackson’s convention center on Thursday night accompanied the release of a report that could herald in a top-to-bottom overhaul of the 24,000-student school system here.

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

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have been part of the “Horizon Report” for a while. There are many benefits of using learning analytics, as follows: Increase retention and performance: Learning analytics may be used to reduce dropout rates and increase students’ performance.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

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Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

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Many of us find students benefit greatly when the school employs curriculum-based assessments to measure progress. This is done through its standards-aligned assessment library or teacher-created assessments developed from a bank of over 60,000 standards-specific questions.

Held back, but not helped

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Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. “We Laster’s presentation, based on 2010 data, reported that 28 percent of Louisiana students did not make it to fourth grade on time. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. We discuss their goals and what they are working on, and if they had an assessment we might talk about that,” she said. Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Dan D.

A vocational school curriculum that includes genocide studies and British literature

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Photo: Gretchen Ertl for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Gretchen Ertl for The Hechinger Report. That evolution has sped up since 2001, when the state introduced a requirement that students pass a statewide assessment (known as the MCAS) to earn a high school diploma.

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In rural Maine, a university eliminates most Fs in an effort to increase graduation rates

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Can a school save a neighborhood?

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Getting a GED while still enrolled in high school

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Photo: Judge Evans for The Hechinger Report. In New Orleans, the large number of dropouts who lack HiSET credentials drives the astronomically high count of so-called “opportunity youth.” Kayla Patrick, an author of the National Women’s Law Center report “Let Her Learn.”.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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As we got near each other, the young man literally grabbed and hugged me,” my colleague reported. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. A technology-driven methodology that uses baseline and ongoing embedded assessment to match and re-level students to their “just-right” level of text complexity, “just-on-time” through the school year.

How to help struggling young readers

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Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report. The repercussions of not learning to read are magnified for poor children: Research shows that low-income children who cannot read at grade level by third grade are six times more likely to become high school dropouts. “In

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Some colleges extend scholarships and other help to rural high school grads

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Photo: Diane Weiss for The Hechinger Report. Rural fourth- and eighth-graders do, in fact, score better on the National Assessment of Educational Progress than urban students, on average, and just as well as suburban ones, the U.S. Department of Education reports.

When math lessons at a goat farm beat sitting behind a desk

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Photo: Kelly Field for the Hechinger Report. Leave this field empty if you're human: Vermont has one of the oldest populations in the United States and, the Vermont State Data Center reports, is now tied with Connecticut for the lowest birth rate in the nation.

What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

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This echoes a 2009 report by Public Agenda for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which found that boredom played a major or minor role in 45% of recent college dropouts’ decisions to leave school. Equally concerning, a 2016 report by PayScale, a compensation data and software provider, revealed that a whopping 50% of surveyed managers feel that recent college graduates are inadequately prepared for full-time work.

OPINION: Arne Duncan, the fallible narrator

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But I do read memoirs—most recently, How Schools Work: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation’s Longest-Serving Secretaries of Education (2018), by Arne Duncan. The post OPINION: Arne Duncan, the fallible narrator appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Is the effort to curb strict discipline going too far, too fast?

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Photo: Wayne D’Orio for The Hechinger Report. But Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has put school discipline back on the table by telling reporters she is “looking closely” at whether to change the 2014 federal guidance, which some conservative critics have blamed for sowing “ classroom chaos.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Thank God we spent the last 20 years paying a dozen middle-aged white men to rehash the same articles on how political correctness on campus is the true threat to free speech [link] — Dara Very Rude Elevator Screamers Kaye (@DaraKaye) October 29, 2018. 1/ pic.twitter.com/MDuwuX3Hv2 — Clare McCann (@claremccann) October 26, 2018.

Five-Way Merger Creates New Illuminate Education: Bringing K-12 Educators the Broadest Choice of Student Achievement and Personalized Learning Offerings

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Irvine, Lake Elsinore, and Santa Clara, CA, Atlanta, GA, and Centennial , CO (July 03, 2018) Illuminate Education , the company transforming K-12 instruction through education intelligence solutions, has merged with IO Education, SchoolCity, Alpine Achievement, and Key Data Systems (KDS).

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “Secret CPS report spotlights big vacancies, lopsided options for students.” Via The Hechinger Report : “For students teetering on the edge financially, micro-grants help them finish college.” ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” — Rebecca Klein (@rklein90) August 22, 2018. despite having Arizona ’s third-highest dropout rate.”

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OPINION: This high-poverty district learned to think differently about teaching and learning

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Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. The district aligned curriculum, instruction and assessment to meet learning standards recently adopted by the state and modeled on the Common Core state standards. A student raises her hand in a Louisiana high school class.

How To Make A Civics Education Stick

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“What’s the dropout rate in some places? ” “Question everything” “Civic participation in 2018 is different from civic participation in 1950,” says Jon Valant, an education research fellow at the Brookings Institution. ” Copyright 2018 NPR.

How to Prepare Students in the Early Years to Read at Grade Level

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