REL Mid-Atlantic examined the available research on changes in dropout rates, truancy, and disciplinary actions following an increase in the compulsory school attendance age and found that there currently is not sufficient evidence to help policymakers build a case for or against this policy.
On December 12, REL Northeast and Islands at EDC will present research-based examples of preventive assessment measures, collaboration structures, data-informed problem solving, and instruction and intervention planning and delivery to support ELLs.
Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (Read more)
In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (Read more)
2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.