Purpose: The potential loss of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s student-level National School Lunch Program (NSLP)-eligibility indicator is an important issue to state and local education agencies. The Alternative Socioeconomic (SES) Measures Working Group is tasked with identifying alternative measures of SES that meet the needs of the education community.
Current Tasks: The Working Group is exploring the development of a Forum resource.
Meeting Schedule: The Working Group will meet in July, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Chris Chapman, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Lily Clark, United States Department of Education (ED)
Sonya Edwards, California Department of Education
Francie Gilmore-Dunn, Mississippi Department of Education
Jim Harrington, Hillsboro School District (OR)
Michael Hawes, ED
Mike Hopkins, Rochester School Department (NH)
Tom Howell, Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information
Tom Ogle, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Jeff Owings, NCES
Robert Rodosky, Jefferson County Public Schools (KY)
Ross Santy, ED
Marilyn Seastrom, NCES
Todd Stephenson, ED
Marie Stetser, NCES
Charlene Swanson, New York State Education Department
William Ward, NCES
Chair: Matt Cohen, Ohio Department of Education
NCES Staff: Ghedam Bairu
Support: Tom Szuba, QIP
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