Spotlight on Redefining Student Success

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Redefining Student Success


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The Education Week Spotlight on Redefining Student Success is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Measuring the academic growth of high-mobility students
  • Factoring growth mindsets into student achievement
  • Using data to develop new school-quality indicators
  • How educators can better prepare students for college and careers

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
August 10, 2016 – Education Week

Having a growth mindset may help buffer students from low-income families from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, researchers found in a first-of-its kind, large-scale study of 168,000 10th grade students in Chile.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week

States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week

The Washoe County, Nev., district is working to develop sophisticated measurements of its comprehensive program to keep students engaged and on track to graduate.
April 13, 2016 – Education Week

Suspension rates, school-climate surveys, and students' social-emotional skills are key factors as a group of California districts looks to evaluate how their schools are doing.
January 7, 2016 – Quality Counts

To address absenteeism, it's not enough to just look at numbers of school days students miss, write Russell Rumberger and Michael Gottfried.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week

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