REPAIRING THE PIPELINE: Fewer Than Half of Low-Income Students and Students of Color in California Go to College, According to Education Trust–West Analysis ArticleJuly 09, 2012
Fewer than half of African American, Latino, and low-income ninth graders from the Class of 2010 were expected to go to college, according to Repairing the Pipeline: A Look at the Gaps in California’s High School to College Transition, an analysis by the Education Trust–West.
MAKING A LIST AND CHECKING IT TWICE: Data Quality Campaign Issues Annual Progress Report on State Data Systems ArticleDecember 07, 2009
Over the past four years, states have made tremendous progress in developing longitudinal data systems that can track the progress of individual students throughout their education careers, according to the Data Quality Campaign’s (DQC) annual progress report on state data systems.
On July 28, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released the twentieth annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, which profiles the well-being of America’s children on a state-by-state basis and ranks states on ten measures of well-being.
Almost 90 percent of the fastest-growing and highest-paying jobs require some postsecondary education, but one third of the nation’s students—about 1.2 million each year—do not even graduate from high school.
MEASURING WHAT MATTERS: Report Evaluates States’ Progress on Developing High-Quality Data Systems ArticleDecember 01, 2008
In 2005, all fifty of the nation’s governors signed the National Governors Association (NGA) Graduation Counts Compact. As part of that commitment, they agreed to implement a common, accurate graduation rate and create better systems and methods of collecting, analyzing, and reporting graduation and dropout data