California districts should use insights from surveys of students' habits of mind but not rate schools by the results, a PACE research project concludes.
School communities need actionable data and a complete picture of progress to support meaningful changes for students.
Foundation is funding school and district networks to heighten middle and high school success for low-income African American and Latino students. Six California-based organizations will receive $40 million out of $92 million awarded nationwide.
Districts seek to narrow achievement gaps, especially at the middle-school level.
To measure achievement, CORE Districts take into account both the number of students meeting standards and how much academic growth students are making each year.
Fans of abandoned API, rejoice: New index ranks schools 1 to 10 based on test scores.
They cite innovative work measuring high school readiness and learning mindsets.
Reducing the subgroup size gives a more complete picture of performance, a new study finds.
CORE districts hope the new school improvement system will become permanent.
Districts must negotiate a new form of teacher evaluations with their unions.
Six California CORE districts seek extension from the federal law.
All districts must have "high expectations for success in college and careers."