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Student feedback adds invaluable insights to afterschool program evaluation

I had the opportunity to attend a webinar given by the Tamarack Institute where Karen Pittman, the co-founder, president and CEO of Forum on Youth Investment, was interviewed about afterschool and summer learning. Pittman’s key message from that revelation was to always include the student’s voice, because they provide insight in ways that adults or other outsiders would not have. The student voice is both important and underutilized.

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2016 school grades released: Be in the know about how they're calculated

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The controversial “baseline” school grades for 2015 were released based on the new FSA test despite computer malfunctions, the omission of learning gains, and the vehement opposition from Florida’s Superintendents and others. This year, however, the State seems to have addressed the concerns that were raised from last year and have released school grades, that we are considering as true baseline grades. Here’s the scoop on how school grades are now calculated. (Image source: Florida Department of Education)

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