Has anyone deciphered the methodology behind the Global Report Card? I want to
do a blog item on these rankings, but I first want understand
what I am looking at.
technical report. I’m not following how they were able to
compare schools across state and national lines.
If you are interested in learning more about Holly Hacker’s
excellent work examining the relationship between SAT
participation…, please sign up here. If you have a question
this is a good place for that, too.
We’ve moved this from a (popular) discussion on the Listserv.
There were hints that EWA might be planning something to help us
all learn more about what Holly’s done.
As more states ramp
up efforts to improve data systems, there’s more
opportunities for digging into that data to help inform stories.
I am interested in learning how you are using this data to find
stories. Also, if you’ve had success getting the state to release
student-level data how did you deal with FERPA concerns?