Posts Tagged ‘Data’

Can We Measure Student Engagement? Yes, and We Should!

Like many fourth-grade parents across Minnesota, I received my daughter’s third-grade MCA scores last month. And frankly, it’s easy as […]

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New Report Undercounts Minnesota’s Teachers of Color

In September, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) published their first official report on the breakdown of teacher […]

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Minnesota Leads the Charge in Counting All Kids

To help ensure all students get what they need to succeed, we need to measure how they are doing and […]

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Excluded and Exaggerated Data Hides the Real State of Our Students

Each year, around the start of the school year, the Minnesota Department of Education provides an update on student achievement […]

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Taking a Hard Look at Data and Making Harder Choices

We just wrapped testing season in Minnesota. And while Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) results can’t tell the whole story of […]

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Graduation rates are up. Are our expectations?

Last month, local media reported that four-year graduation rates in Minnesota were up. Not just up, but at an all-time […]

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