REL Northeast & Islands conducted a scan of state policies of on the use of student learning objectives in teacher evaluation systems. The policy brief and searchable tables provide policymakers with an overview of the characteristics of existing policies.
Are minority students suspended or expelled at a higher rate than non-minority students? In response to a request from the Maryland State Department of Education, REL Mid-Atlantic analyzed local school system discipline data to calculate the rates of suspensions and expulsions among racial/ethnic minority students and special education students in Maryland.
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.