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Kansas Association of School Boards, 2019
For many years, Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) has provided information on Kansas' rankings compared to other states on a variety of student outcome measures. In addition, KASB annually determines "peer states" which are most similar to Kansas in terms of student characteristics, adult population characteristics and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Expenditure per Student, Educational Finance, Postsecondary Education
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
Research nationally demonstrates that children and youth experiencing foster care and/or homelessness achieve academic outcomes significantly below their peers due to trauma and loss, multiple changes in homes and schools, and emotional upheaval. When youth fail to graduate from high school, they are much more likely to live in poverty, require…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Homeless People, Outcomes of Education, High School Graduates
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de Brey, Cristobal; Musu, Lauren; McFarland, Joel; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Anlan; Branstetter, Claire; Wang, Xiaolei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. The indicators in this report show that some traditionally disadvantaged racial/ethnic groups have made strides in educational achievement, but that gaps still persist. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement
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Rickles, Jordan; Zeiser, Kristina L.; Yang, Rui; O'Day, Jennifer; Garet, Michael S. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
Policymakers and practitioners are increasingly interested in students' deeper learning skills, or the interpersonal and intrapersonal skills students need to succeed in school, careers, and civic life. This article presents evidence about whether the concept of deeper learning--applied across a variety of approaches--has potential merit as a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Educational Change, Learning Processes, Outcomes of Education
Williams, Robert B. – Online Submission, 2019
Data and information are shared about: (1) First Nations educational infrastructure--new schools, repairs and renovations of schools, project planning, teachers' residences, and operational and maintenance funds. (2) The monitoring of primary and secondary education on reserves. (3) Challenges of schools located in remote areas and with fewer than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Education Week, 2018
This 22nd edition of "Quality Counts" offers a fresh take on the annual top-to-bottom ranking of the nation's school systems on a state-by-state basis published by "Education Week". The first of three "Quality Counts" reports being rolled out over the course of the year, "Grading the States" aims to…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten
Theobald, Roddy; Goldhaber, Dan; Gratz, Trevor; Holden, Kristian – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
We use longitudinal data on high school students in Washington State to assess the relationships between English Language Arts (ELA) teacher value added and other qualifications and the high school and postsecondary outcomes of their students. We also investigate whether these relationships differ for students with and without disabilities. We…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, High School Students, English Teachers
Campos, Carolina I. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Students with disabilities learn differently and at various rates. The issue is not the students, however, but is the lack of a belief system to have the same expectations for students with disabilities as their non-disabled peers. Rules and regulations have been established to ensure K-12 public schools comply with and provide quality services to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy
Blalock, James Gaddis, III – ProQuest LLC, 2018
To address the issues of affordability and student persistence through graduation, some institutions of higher education have embraced the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) program. The fact that several of these institutions have subsequently shown improvements in affordability and student retention suggests that other colleges and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Quality, Awards, Educational Improvement
Jobs for the Future, 2018
On July 31, 2018, President Trump signed into law a bipartisan bill that supports the work of states to prepare students of all ages for career success through career and technical education (CTE) programs. The new law, known as the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, is the long-awaited update of the Carl D.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Career Readiness, Vocational Education
Hanchard Palmer, Louisa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study explored the perceptions of twelve New York City Department of Education leaders in Career and Technical Education (CTE) regarding programming, organizational structures and supports that impact college and career readiness of overage Black and Latino students. A grounded theory approach was used to define themes within the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, College Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
Iowa Department of Education, 2018
Data and information are important components of school improvement. They show how schools are changing and how students are progressing. Providing and interpreting data is one of the critical functions of the Iowa Department of Education. The annual Condition of Education report provides valuable data about students, educators and school…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Salaries, Academic Achievement
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2018
The Aboriginal "How are we Doing?" report provides information about Aboriginal students (including adults) performance in Public school. Readers should notice that there are changes to historical and trend data. Once a student has self-identified as being of Aboriginal ancestry, the student is included in all report outcomes for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, American Indian Students, Academic Achievement
Jenkins, Davis; Bailey, Thomas – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2017
In this brief, the authors propose three measures of "early momentum" for two reasons: Research is beginning to show that these near-term metrics predict long-term success, and the metrics focus attention on initial conditions at colleges that are particularly important for solidifying the foundation for student success. While these…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, College Students, Graduation Rate
Oregon Department of Education, 2017
The American Indian/Alaska Native Students in Oregon report has been prepared by the Office of Accountability, Research and Information Services for the Advisor to the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction on Indian Education. It is being made available to the public and interested stakeholders to further conversations about improving…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Public Education
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