A story in the March 11, 2009, issue of Education Week incorrectly identified the author of a report on out-of-school factors that are critical to students’ learning. The author is David C. Berliner.
A story in the same issue about Chicago’s effort to use data to track and help freshmen transposed the “on-track rates” for the district and Kelvyn Park High School. It should have said that at the end of the first semester, 84.5 percent of Kelvyn Park High’s freshmen were on track to graduate in four years, compared with 73.6 percent two years ago. The accompanying chart, with correct figures, is below.
Keeping an Eye Out
SOURCE: Chicago Public Schools Ofﬁce of High Schools and High School Programs
Vol. 28, Issue 25, Page 5