The Cleveland Metropolitan School District and the mayor of Cleveland asked AIR to conduct an independent gaps analysis and to make recommendations regarding what can be done in Cleveland's schools and by its mental health and other community agencies to improve the connectedness that students have to school, as well as their mental wellness and safety.
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This Statistical Analysis Report examines the percentage of public school teachers who held an in-field postsecondary major, in-field certification, or both, in a selection of high-school level main assignment fields. Teachers of these subjects were considered to be in-field majors if they held a major that they had earned at the bachelor's degree level or higher in the subject(s) that they taught.
This report presents data from the School District Finance Survey for School Year 2005-06 (fiscal year 2006, or FY 06). The School District Finance Survey is a district-level survey that consists of data submitted annually to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) by state education agencies (SEAs) in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. All financial transactions associated with assets, expenditures, revenues, and indebtedness are accounted for, including revenues from federal, state, and local sources and expenditures in categories such as instruction and instruction-related activities, student support services, administration, operation, capital outlay, and debt services.
This brief describes how to calculate an undersupply of full-time equivalent teachers in core content areas based on state graduation requirements. Schools can adjust the variables in the formula to fit their own needs.
The main purpose of this descriptive report—based exclusively on self-reported data collected from responses to a survey administered to state educational service agency (ESA) leaders in five Great Lakes states—is to provide an overview of the structure, capacity, and roles of ESAs in the region, within the context of the broader statewide systems of support for educational improvement and progress.
This report is released annually and provides basic information from the Common Core of Data (CCD) about the nation's largest public school districts. The data include such characteristics as the number of students and teachers, number of high school completers and the averaged freshman graduation rate, and revenues and expenditures.
This research synthesis provides practical guidance for evaluating teacher effectiveness that extends beyond teachers' contribution to student achievement gains.
This is the fourth annual synthesis report for the Early College High School Initiative.