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Kim, YoungKoung; Hendrickson, Amy; Patel, Priyank; Melican, Gerald; Sweeney, Kevin – College Board, 2013
The purpose of this report is to describe the procedure for revising the ReadiStep™ score scale using the field trial data, and to provide technical information about the development of the new ReadiStep scale score. In doing so, this report briefly introduces the three assessments--ReadiStep, PSAT/NMSQT®, and SAT®--in the College Board Pathway…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Educational Assessment, High School Students, Scores
Maloney, Catherine; Sheehan, Daniel; Rainey, Katie; Whipple, Allyson – Texas Center for Educational Research, 2008
The federal Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, or GEAR UP, project strives to equalize low-income students' access to higher education by increasing their participation in rigorous coursework, providing expanded opportunities for low-income students and parents to learn about postsecondary educational opportunities…
Descriptors: State Programs, School Districts, College Readiness, College Preparation
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Global Graduate initiative was developed to help Houston Independent School District (HISD) students be successful in college and in the global workforce upon graduation. The program emphasizes six characteristics in its Global Graduate Profile: A Leader, Adaptable and Productive, A College-Ready Learner, A Critical Thinker, A Skilled…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, High School Students, High School Graduates, College Readiness
Niu, Sunny; Li, Jun; Merriman, Jennifer; Matos-Elefonte, Haifa – College Board, 2015
In this study, we compare SpringBoard® (SB) schools that had continuously used the SB English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum for at least three years with comparable non-SB schools. For high schools, the outcomes examined were school-level AP® participation and performance for a) all AP subjects, b) ELA and social science AP subjects, and c) ELA…
Descriptors: Language Arts, English Curriculum, Effective Schools Research, Comparative Analysis
Houston Independent School District, 2018
The Global Graduate initiative was developed to help Houston Independent School District (HISD) students be successful in college and in the global workforce upon graduation. The program emphasizes six characteristics in its Global Graduate Profile: A Leader, Adaptable and Productive, A College-Ready Learner, A Critical Thinker, A Skilled…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, High School Students, High School Graduates, College Readiness
Kansas Association of School Boards, 2016
The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) state education report card data provides information related to the Kansas State Board of Education's Kansans Can outcomes and the "Rose Capacities" identified by the Kansas Supreme Court as a standard of constitutional funding and adopted as educational goals by the Kansas Legislature. It…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators, Graduation Rate
Kansas Association of School Boards, 2017
The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) Comparing Kansas report data provides information related to the Kansas State Board of Education's Kansans Can outcomes and the "Rose Capacities" identified by the Kansas Supreme Court as a standard of constitutional funding and adopted as educational goals by the Kansas Legislature. It also…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Indicators, School Statistics, Educational Attainment
Palacios, Moses; Vignola, Eric; Cooper, Natalia; Lyons, Renata; Ison, Ashley; Hart, Ray; Casserly, Michael – Council of the Great City Schools, 2018
Over the years, the nation's large urban school districts have consistently learned from the progress of their peer districts across the country. In 2002, the board of directors of the Council of the Great City Schools (Council) authorized what became known as the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project to develop and implement key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
Center for Public Education, 2017
Giving parents and students the ability to choose their school is promoted by supporters as the key to improving American education overall. On the surface, the idea has great appeal. Who, after all, opposes having choices? Indeed, both Democratic and Republican policymakers, including President Trump, have embraced school choice as a reform…
Descriptors: School Choice, Public Schools, Magnet Schools, Charter Schools
Phillips, Frank, M. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1928
Statistics concerning city school systems for the year ending June, 1926, are presented in this report. The principal items included are: (1) the number of teachers; (2) number of pupils enrolled in kindergartens; (3) elementary grades; (4) high schools, including junior departments; (5) vocational schools; (6) normal schools and colleges under…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, National Surveys
Showalter, Daniel; Hartman, Sara L.; Johnson, Jerry; Klein, Bob – Rural School and Community Trust, 2019
The majority of rural students attend school in a state where they make up less than 25 percent of public school enrollment. More than one rural student in four lives in states where rural students constitute less than 15 percent of overall enrollment. "Why Rural Matters 2018-19: The Time Is Now," shows that nearly 7.5 million public…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Public Schools, Student Diversity, Educational Policy
Clotfelter, Charles T.; Ladd, Helen F.; Vigdor, Jacob L. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012
In 2002/03, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina initiated a broad program of accelerating entry into algebra coursework. The proportion of moderately-performing students taking algebra in 8th grade increased from half to 85%, then reverted to baseline levels, in the span of just five years. We use this policy-induced variation to…
Descriptors: Algebra, Acceleration (Education), Board of Education Policy, Mathematics Achievement
Blose, David T.; Alves, Henry F. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
This bulletin presents statistics of state school systems in 1937-38. For the most part statistics presented in this chapter relate to public elementary and secondary schools in 48 States, the District of Columbia, and the outlying parts of the United States. Such data were submitted by States for nonpublic schools are incorporated in separate…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, National Surveys
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
Statistics of public high schools for 1920, contained in this bulletin, include statistics of secondary schools which are controlled by publicly elected or appointed boards of education. Contents include: (1) Preliminary survey; (2) Summary of statistics of public high schools from 1890-1920 (Table 1); (3) Summary of statistics of public high…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, High Schools, High School Students, Secondary School Teachers