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Johns Hopkins University School of Education  // Posts tagged as "Johns Hopkins University School of Education"

Great American High School Campaign: Reforming the Nation’s Remaining Low-Performing High Schools

Great American High School Campaign: Reforming the Nation’s Remaining Low-Performing High Schools

After more than a decade of progress in improving high school graduation rates, there remain about 1,300 traditional high schools in need of serious improvement and redesign, according to new research from the GradNation campaign. Among them are more than 800 low-graduation-rate high schools with an average graduation rate of 49 percent. From the inner […]

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Data Matters: Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success

Data Matters: Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success

Data Matters Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success, by Hedy N. Chang, Lauren Bauer and Vaughan Byrnes, September 2018. This report provides a national and state analysis of how many schools face high levels of chronic absence and discusses the implications for state and local action. Based on data released by the […]

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2018 Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

2018 Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates

The 2018 Building a Grad Nation report takes an in-depth look at the progress that was made between 2011 and 2016 in raising high school graduation rates and the state and district sources of those improvements, and identify where challenges remain. The report links improvements in high school graduation rates to the need to ensure […]

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The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension

The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension

The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension Marcia H. Davis, James M. McPartland, Charlene Pryseski & Elizabeth Kim April 4, 2018 ABSTRACT Although the use of literacy coaches is becoming more common, few research studies have shown positive effects of coaching on teacher practices and student achievement. In the […]

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A review of reading motivation scales

A review of reading motivation scales

By Marcia H. Davis, Stephen M. Tonks, Michael Hock, Wenhao Wang, and Aldo Rodriguez January 2018 Reading motivation is a critical contributor to reading achievement and has the potential to influence its development. Educators, researchers, and evaluators need to select the best reading motivation scales for their research and classroom. The goals of this review […]

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Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office

Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office

Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office By Martha Abele Mac Iver, Douglas J. Mac Iver, and Emily Clark December 2017 Research on the role of institutions in influencing students’ readiness for college has so far focused primarily on the school level and the state policy context, with only little attention to […]

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Closing the College Gap: A Roadmap to Postsecondary Readiness and Attainment

Closing the College Gap: A Roadmap to Postsecondary Readiness and Attainment

In just over a decade, the nation witnessed a 77 percent increase in associate degrees and a 51 percent increase in bachelor’s degrees – debunking the notion that high school completion is not leading to college completion, according to new research from Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of […]

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2014 Building a Grad Nation Report

2014 Building a Grad Nation Report

This fifth annual update on America’s high school dropout crisis shows that, for the first time in history, the nation has crossed the 80 percent high school graduation rate threshold and remains on pace, for the second year in a row, to meet the goal of a 90 percent high school graduation rate by the […]

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2013 Building a Grad Nation Report

2013 Building a Grad Nation Report

This fourth annual update on America’s high school dropout crisis shows that for the first time the nation is on track to meet the goal of a 90 percent high school graduation rate by the Class of 2020—if the pace of improvement from 2006 to 2010 is sustained over the next 10 years. The greatest […]

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2012 Building a Grad Nation Report

2012 Building a Grad Nation Report

Although some states and school districts show that the dropout crisis can be solved, other states and districts are lagging, with 10 states having lower high school graduation rates recently compared to earlier in the decade. The pace across the country must be accelerated more than three-fold to meet the national goal of a 90 […]

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