Category Archives: Data

Building Additional Capabilities into the Washington Achievement Index

With each new school year, the State Board of Education is building additional capabilities into the Washington Achievement Index. This is a great tool for principals, staff, parents, and advocates. And now, more than ever before, you can understand the … Continue reading

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Interesting, Terribly Disturbing Dropout Data

This interesting data available on the ERDC website shows the dropout rates as a whole, but also shows them disaggregated by grade and by demographics. This is interesting data, but of course it’s also terribly disturbing.  Each data point is … Continue reading

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Poverty Correlates With Proficiency More Than Growth

As the State Board of Education works towards a revised Achievement Index, it is taking a close look at the relationship between poverty and proficiency compared to the relationship between poverty and growth. Our analysis of the first simulations of … Continue reading

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