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The Power of Two: embracing both proficiency and growth

Ed Source – Rick Miller

“This “choice” is an issue the CORE Districts debated at length in creating our shared school improvement and accountability system – and we concluded the answer was both. To measure achievement in the CORE Districts, we chose to take into account both the number of students meeting standards and how much academic growth students are making each year. We call this the “Power of Two.” In the CORE Districts’ data system, educators have access to test score measurements that are clear and easy-to-understand, and are uniquely helpful by highlighting how schools are improving student learning. School reports – highlighting academic growth as well as academic performance and other school progress measures – are available online.”(more)

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