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Durham, Rachel E.; Smith, Zyrashae; Cronister, Curt – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2020
This report is a compendium of college access-related data that is intended to provide a detailed overview of Baltimore City Schools (City Schools) students' experiences preparing for, enrolling in, and completing postsecondary education. Although constrained in its scope, this report is offered in light of the fact that, more and more,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, College Readiness, Postsecondary Education, College Attendance
Berner, Ashley; Steiner, David – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2019
Closing schools is challenging. It quickly becomes very political, as it involves numerous stakeholders who each have a different agenda. The focus should naturally be on optimizing outcomes for students, but the process can become so challenging that this goal can get obscured or lost. The need to close schools is often clear. Whether due to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, School Closing, Outcomes of Education, Urban Schools
Wohn, Christopher; Boberiene, Liepa – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2019
The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that passed in 2015 changed many aspects of school accountability across the United States. Under ESSA states had to interpret new requirements and create accountability plans. As part of Maryland's ESSA plan, a new school report, the Maryland Report Card, was developed to evaluate school performance…
Descriptors: Accountability, School Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
Durham, Rachel E. – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This report provides a qualitative account of the implementation of two college access support models in Baltimore City Schools. The initiative, launched in 2016-17, was developed by the College Bound Foundation and featured a 'roving' college access professional (CAP) that served students in three different high schools, as well as another CAP…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Models, Social Capital, Student Financial Aid
Durham, Rachel E. – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
OrchKids has been offering free, year-round music-based programming to students across Baltimore for 10 years. In school year (SY) 2017-18, its out-of-school-time (OST) program was based in six schools and served over 1,000 children in pre-K through 10th grade. The primary goal of OrchKids is to expose students and their family members to music…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Music Education, Urban Programs, Student Mobility
Grigg, Jeffrey; Abt, Michelle; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
Using publicly reported data from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), this brief examines the relation between the number of Baltimore-born children and the subsequent kindergarten enrollment in Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools). The authors use this birth…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Enrollment Rate, Public Schools, Prediction
Grigg, Jeffrey; Connolly, Faith; Mitchell, Charlie – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
For this brief, the authors analyzed a cohort of children referred to Baltimore's Infants and Toddlers program (BITP), for kindergarten readiness. Usually, pediatricians, parents, or early education staff refer a child to BITP upon observing a delay in development or speech and language skills. Thereafter, BITP staff assesses the child to…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Family Programs, Developmental Delays
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the first in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates. A partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System made it possible to examine both college and earnings outcomes for Baltimore City Public…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Attendance, Urban Schools, Employment Level
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the second in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates over six years. BERC established a partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System, which has made it possible to examine both college and…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Wages, Income, College Attendance
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the third in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates over six years. A partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System made it possible to examine both college and earnings outcomes for…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Attendance, Salaries, Income
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the fourth in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates six years later. A partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System made it possible to examine both college and earnings outcomes for…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Educational Attainment, Wages, Salaries
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the fifth in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates over six years. BERC established a partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS), which has made it possible to examine both…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Attendance, College Graduates, Graduation
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the sixth in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates over six years. BERC established a partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS), which has made it possible to examine both…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Gender Differences, College Attendance, Racial Differences
Durham, Rachel E.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
This brief is the seventh in Baltimore Education Research Consortium's (BERC's) "Launching into Adulthood" series, which examines the trajectories of Baltimore graduates over six years. BERC established a partnership with Baltimore's Promise and the Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS) that has made it possible to examine both…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Attendance, Wages, Urban Schools
Wohn, Christopher; Boberiene, Liepa – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2018
Large urban school districts, such as Baltimore City Public Schools, are often faced with many data points and contexts in which to evaluate their students, schools, and programs. Schools can have widely varying proportions of students of different races, socioeconomic statuses, and disability levels. There are also many risk factors that can be…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Institutional Evaluation, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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