Report Round Up: September 30, 2011
September 30, 2011 07:34 pm
Check out this week’s education-related reports!
Trends in Chicago’s Schools Across Three Eras of Reform University of Chicago
This report from the Chicago Consortium on School Research found that in 20 years of near-constant reform efforts, Chicago’s elementary school students have made few gains, high school students have advanced, and the achievement gap between poor and rich areas has widened, contradicting impressions created by years of Chicago Public Schools testing data. The report examined performance across three eras of reform over the last two decades — a span including the Argie Johnson, Paul Vallas and Arne Duncan regimes. Researchers for the University of found that most publicly available data measuring the success of public schools in Chicago did not provide an accurate picture of progress.
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