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High School Dropout, Graduation, and Completion Rates: Better Data, Better Measures, Better Decisions
October 24, 2008
Working continental breakfast to review goals of workshop
Welcome, Overview of the Day’s Plan
How can states build and maintain robust longitudinal data systems for collecting the requisite data to compute these indicators and to improve these outcomes?
Moderator: Rob Warren
Nancy Smith, Data Quality Campaign
Wesley Bruce, Indiana Department of Education
Bill Smith, Sioux Falls School District, SD (by phone)
Robert Curtin, Massachusetts Department of Education
Deborah Newby, U.S. Department of Education
Robin Taylor, Delaware Department of Education
Discussion with the Committee
Discussion Leader: Robert Hauser
What are the key points the committee should consider in making recommendations about these rates?
Working lunch to continue discussion of key issues
How can the data from these systems be used to improve policy and practice?
Moderator: Lavan Dukes
David Wakelyn, National Governors Association
Ana Sol Gutiérrez, Maryland State Legislature