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Single Stop USA’s Community College Initiative Shows Potentially Positive Findings for Progression and Academic Achievement
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) recently reviewed the research on Single Stop USA’s Community College Initiative and its impacts on community college students. IES summarized the results in an intervention report released today . Single Stop supports community college students and their families by offering screening and application assistance to obtain public benefits. Single Stop also connec
Professional Development of Public School Principals
A new Statistics in Brief report, Principal Professional Development in U.S. Public Schools in 2017-18 , examines professional development topics and activities reported by public school principals. The report highlights the following findings: In 2017–18, most public school principals (95 percent) with at least one year of experience at their current school reported participating in professional
Missing in the Margins: Estimating the Scale of the COVID-19 Attendance Crisis
Complete report For approximately 3 million of the most educationally marginalized students in the country, March might have been the last time they experienced any formal education — virtual or in-person. The reasons that as many as 3 million young people aren’t attending school are complex. But the scale is massive. It is well known that many students lack the devices and Wi-Fi access to fully
Jumps in elementary school violence linked to increased student transfers
New research finds that student exposure to violent crime in urban elementary schools is linked to higher transfer rates, with students ineligible for free- or reduced-price meals and students from safer neighborhoods more likely to leave than their less advantaged peers. The study was published today in the American Educational Research Journal , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Education
Career and Technical Education Coursetaking Among Public High School Graduates
xx Public high school graduates in 2013 earned an average of 2.60 credits in career and technical education (CTE). This represents a decline in participation since 1992, when graduates earned an average of 3.13 CTE credits. A new brief from the National Center for Education Statistics, Public High School Students’ Career and Technical Education Coursetaking:1992 to 2013 , examines the CTE courset
Increasing Student Completion in Higher Education
This study describes the challenge of college non-completion in the U.S. and a variety of explanations for the high rate of non-completion and provides an overview of the implementation of and evidence from eight specific college completion interventions designed to increase college completion rates through a comprehensive set of services. The eight interventions have all been implemented in the
Teacher quality scores change depending on students, school
School districts across the U.S. are increasingly using student test scores to rate the effectiveness of teachers, but a new Portland State University study found that the scores have less to do with individual teachers and more to do with their students and schools. Dara Shifrer, the study's author and assistant 

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