On November 30, 1975, President Gerald Ford signed into law the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, which later became the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This infographic shows how students with disabilities still struggle with basic reading and mathematics skills, and with school discipline.
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18 Jun 2015
Results from an international assessment of basic skills found that 58 million American adults have low skills in working with and using mathematical information (numeracy). This infographic demonstrates where the U.S. falls among the 23 countries included in the assessment.
8 Jun 2015
College completion rates vary by a number of factors. This infographic demonstrates the difference in completion rates between students, in Florida, from poor families, and those from non-poor families.
26 May 2015
Teachers’ access to professional learning supports varies widely across the world. According to the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), access to opportunities for collaboration, barriers to professional development, and sources of feedback look different in the United States when compared with other countries. In a three-part series, we explore these differences.
26 May 2015
The third in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Our first infographic in the series, Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another?, explores differences across the world in teacher-to-teacher supports and opportunities for collaboration. The second infographic in the series, Teachers' Professional Development Barriers, looks at the various factors that prevent teachers from participating in their professional development.
10 May 2015
This infographic, created using data from School Composition and the Black-White Achievement Gap, addresses the question, "Does the Black-White achievement gap look the same for both girls and boys?"
29 Apr 2015
A 2015 report showed that in Colorado, higher education pays off for those who earn postsecondary credentials. Graduates with postsecondary degrees working in Colorado after graduation can average as much as $20,000 more than high school graduates. However, ten years out, the pay gap between those with different types of postsecondary degrees narrows considerably, as these two infographics show.
26 Apr 2015
The second in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Our first infographic in the series, Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another?, explores differences across the world in teacher-to-teacher supports and opportunities for collaboration.
19 Apr 2015
A companion piece to The Art and Science of Student Learning Objectives: A Research Synthesis, this annotated bibliography provides brief summaries of individual studies conducted in nine states and districts, highlighting general research context and questions, study methodology, and key findings.
26 Feb 2015
The first in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).