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Providing Support for Ninth-Grade Students From Day One

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Listen to a high school dean of instruction describe how the school uses data to plan for and respond to the needs of incoming freshmen. The school uses spreadsheets such as the Pathways to Success...

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Using Data to Determine Appropriate Interventions

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The intervention team at Foxfire Center for Student Success uses data to determine which interventions will work best for particular students. During intervention meetings, teachers,...

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Taking Action Based on Freshman Indicators

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Listen to how the Department of Graduation Pathways supports schools in identifying students who fall off track to graduation and in planning interventions. Schools receive a Freshman Watch List to...

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Two or More Core F’s in Grade 9, Won’t Graduate Anytime

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Nicholas Montgomery, from The Consortium on Chicago School Research, talks about freshman indicators used in Chicago Public Schools to predict graduation. Researchers coined the proverb, "Two or...

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Intervention Database

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This database helps high school staff monitor the effectiveness of student interventions. Listen to the audio interview, Providing Support for Ninth-Grade Students From Day One, to learn more about...

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Sample Material

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Pathways to Success Tier Recommendations

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High school teachers and administrators use this spreadsheet to review and use middle school data on incoming freshmen to assign students to the appropriate level of support. The audio interview,...

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Sample Material

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What Matters in the Freshman Year for Graduating From High School

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Researchers use this PowerPoint presentation to present the Framework for Freshman Year. This framework helps schools understand the data on freshman year indicators and to guide decisions on...

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Sample Material

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Data Reports to Help Identify and Support Students

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The Graduation Pathways department of Chicago Public Schools used this PowerPoint presentation to introduce three data reports to its high schools. The data reports are the Freshman Watch List, the...

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Graduation Pathways: Using Freshman Year Indicators

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This PowerPoint presentation outlines Chicago Public Schools' (CPS) districtwide effort to prepare all students for postsecondary and employment success. This initiative focuses on building the...

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Sample Material

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Making the Transition: How Exempli Middle Eighth-Grade Graduates Are Doing in CPS High School

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This sample report shows schools the types of data that they can use to determine whether students are on track to graduation. Being on track at the end of the freshman year is predictive of...

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Goal-Setting Form

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Foxfire Center for Student Success staff noted the steps they planned to take to implement a standards-based grading system and to create a core value report card. With a core value report card,...

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