Oakland Achieves Public School Progress Report for 2014-2015

The Oakland Achieves Partnership has just released our third annual Progress Report on Public Education. In this report we highlight impressive progress in attendance and suspensions, and, at the same time, stark disparities in outcomes among student groups and unacceptably low performance overall in some areas. […]

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:08+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Education Reform, Urban Strategies News|Tags: , , , , , |

Perfect Scores for African American Males

This brief report examines available data about the African American male students who got a perfect CST score in 2009-10 or 2010-11 and, where possible, compares them to other African American boys. In the fall of 2010, a mother whose son had earned a perfect score on one of his California Standards Tests (CST) contacted [...]

By | 2016-04-19T10:16:30+00:00 January 29th, 2012|Tags: , , , , |

OUSD Chronic Absenteeism Study

This research and the following spatial analysis reveals high levels of chronic absence in our district (Chronic Absence is defined as missing 10% or more of a school year- 18 days in California). Using 6th grade absence data we are able to accurately predict high school drop-out rates for poor children so this is a [...]

By | 2016-02-10T13:44:09+00:00 November 17th, 2010|Tags: , , , , |