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School Performance

What is an “A” School, Really?

Not every school that has been earning an A under Louisiana's current rating system is actually a top-performing school, and some very worthy schools are being overlooked.

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When Grading Schools, Parents Care about Student Growth

Student growth isn’t everything. Just because a school has high growth doesn’t mean it’s always going to be a great school, or a great school for every family. It’s one piece of data. But I’m not sure how we could give good counsel to families about their school choices without it.

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What's the Measure of a Good School?

When we work with families at EdNavigator, they are more interested in how much a school helps students grow than how many students demonstrate proficiency overall. What if we gave greater consideration to a school’s success in growing its students? We did just that.

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School Cheating is Fraud Against Families

Students are the real victims in these incidents. They’re the ones who are misled about what they have learned and can do. They’re the ones who unwillingly carry away tarnished academic records. They’re the ones who are forced to re-take exams and try to learn in schools distracted by audits and investigations. They’re the ones who were lied to.

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