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Topic: Measuring Success

AdvancED System Accreditation in Action

AdvancED System Accreditation in Action

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Perspectives from the Business Community: Preparing Students for Success in the Work Place

Perspectives from the Business Community: Preparing Students for Success in the Work Place

Does K-12 education impact students’ preparedness for the work force? Do businesses find that students are prepared to be productive when they first enter the work place? Focused on the theme of Student Preparedness, AdvancED Source interviewed several business professionals seeking the answers to these and other questions. Following is... Read the full article >
CEO Message: Preparing Students for Their Success

CEO Message: Preparing Students for Their Success

One of the greatest challenges – and opportunities – that teachers, principals, administrators and superintendents face each and every day is preparing students for the future. How do we define student preparedness? For some, it’s being prepared to not only attend, but to graduate from a college or university and... Read the full article >
Research Brief: Student Perceptions on Preparedness

Research Brief: Student Perceptions on Preparedness

Value of Education Rated Low Many schools – public, private, urban, rural, and suburban – voluntarily administer surveys, such as the AdvancED High School Exit Survey, to gather student perspectives to help answer these types of questions. An analysis of nearly 5,500 responses from AdvancED High School Exit Survey administrations... Read the full article >
Something Old, Something New: What Teachers as Assessors Must Know and Be Able to Do

Something Old, Something New: What Teachers as Assessors Must Know and Be Able to Do

A variety of factors and initiatives seem to be converging to create a “perfect storm” of reform in education. Dissatisfaction with American students’ performance on international assessments, concerns about U.S. global competitiveness, the state of the economy, and evidence that many high school graduates are not “college or career ready”... Read the full article >
Hericlitus and the Appraisal of Schools

Hericlitus and the Appraisal of Schools

Hericlitus, a Greek philosopher (ca. 535-475 BCE), believed change was central to what transpires in the universe. An expression often attributed to Hericlitus, although there is no record of his having written or uttered it, is that “everything is in a state of flux.” More than 2500 years ago, this... Read the full article >