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Every Child A Graduate Bob Wise, President Alliance for Excellent Education June 3, 2008 Arizona Business & Education Coalition 2008 Annual Conference The Challenge for the Nation Three out of every ten students do not graduate from high school.

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Every Child A Graduate

Bob Wise, President

Alliance for Excellent Education

June 3, 2008

Arizona Business & Education Coalition

2008 Annual Conference


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The Challenge for the Nation

Three out of every ten students do not graduate from high school.

About half of those who graduate are not college- and work-ready.

Source: EPE 2007; Greene 2002


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Roughly 2,000 Dropout Factories Account for…

48%

12%

69%

63%

12%

Much of the dropout crisis is located in relatively few schools.

All Dropouts

Black Dropouts

Hispanic Dropouts

All High Schools

48%

69%

63%

Notes: Universe includes regular and vocational schools with grades of 10, 11, and 12 ; low grade of 7; and enrollment of at least 100 students. Dropout percentages by subgroup were derived from schools with a promoting power of 60 or less over a 3-year average.

Source: Balfanz 2007


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The Scope of the Dropout Factory Crisis in Arizona

AZ has 35dropout factories that account for:

Data not

available

Notes: Universe includes regular and vocational schools with grades of 10, 11, and 12 ; low grade of 7; and enrollment of at least 100 students. Dropout percentages were derived from schools with a promoting power of 60 or less over a 3-year average.

Source: Balfanz 2007


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WhoPays When Students Fail to Graduate?

The Students Themselves…

Higher crime costs

Lost wages

Reduced voter participation

Increased health care costs

Limited job opportunities

Barriers to supporting a family

Reduced salary

The Rest of Us…

Compromised health


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$7.1 billion

$1.4 billion

$265 million

$104 million

The Economic Impact on Arizona

Source: Alliance for Excellent Education 2006, 2007


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The Economic Benefits of Increased Graduation Rates

Level of Education Reached

AZ would gain $8.6 billion in earnings & productivity

Level of Schooling Reached (White Students)

Level of Schooling Reached (Students of Color)

Source: Alliance for Excellent Education 2006


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Public Benefit of Halving the # of Dropouts

Source: Levin, H., Kilpatrick, W., Belfield, C., Muennig, P., & Rouse, C., 2006.

America’s Bank

The American Taxpayer

45,000,000,000

Forty-five billion

RE: annual public contribution

from graduating every child



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The Economy Has Changed…Have Our Schools?

Nonroutine

analytic

Nonroutine

manual

Skills Demanded by the U.S. Economy

65

Nonroutine

Interactive

60

55

Mean task input as percentiles of the 1960 task distribution

50

Routine manual

45

Routine cognitive

40

1960

1970

1980

1990

2002

Sources: Levy and Murnane; Schleicher, 2007


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What Americans Value

U.S. Rankings on Olympics

U.S. Rankings on PISA

Reading

Science

Problem Solving

Math

U.S. Ranks 15th

U.S. Ranks 21st

U.S. Ranks 24th

U.S. Ranks 25th

Sources: PISA 2004, 2007


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High science performance

Average performanceof 15-year-olds in science – extrapolate and apply

… 18 countries perform below this line

Low science performance


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Percent of Population with HS Degree or Equivalent

As Others Rise to the Challenge, U.S. Advantage Drops

13

1

1990s

%

1980s

1970s

1960s

1

27

Notes: 1) Excluding ISCED 3C short programmes; 2) Year of reference 2004;

3) Including some ISCED 3C short programmes; 4) Year of reference 2003.

Source:Schleicher2007


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Even in Higher Education, the World is Catching up…

College Graduation Rates

%

15

2005

1995

2

Note: Net graduation rate is calculated by summing the graduation rates by single year of age in 2005. Year of reference 2004.

Source: OECD 2007


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Competition from Emerging Nations cont’d

Future Supply of College Graduates

2015

2010

2003

Source: Schleicher 2007


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A National Problem Requires National Attention

We must look to best practice and research, and replicate and support

what we know works.


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Supporting Local Efforts

  • Pockets of

  • innovation

Capacity to graduate every child

  • Look to best practice and research

  • Replicate and support what works

  • Implement smart, supportive state and federal policies

  • Commit resources


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NCLB’s Approach is Somewhat Backwards

50+ sets of standards

State

Assessments

Graduation rates

Identifying schools

+

One-size-fits-all school consequences

Federal


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NCLB 2.0 – A New Approach

Common

Standards

+

Graduation Rate

Calculations

National

State

Set of diagnostic indicators

District

Differentiate schools’ needs

School

Individualize school improvement strategies



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Against the Backdrop of Federal Funding

$20

Title I

$18

Reading First

$16

Head Start

Perkins

$14

GEAR-UP

$12

Striving Readers

Amount (in billions)

$10

TRIO

$8

SEOG

$6

LEAP

$4

Fed. Work Study

$2

Pell

PreK-6

Grades

7-9

Grades

10-12

Postsecondary

The Missing Middle

FY2007 Education Appropriations

Sm Learn Comm

Source: US Department of Education Budget FY2007; US Department of HHS Budget FY2007


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Paradigm Shifts

The old bureaucratic education system

The modern enabling education system

Universal high standards

Hit & miss

Uniformity

Embracing diversity

Provision

Outcomes

Bureaucratic – look up

Devolved – look outwards

Talk equity

Deliver equity

Received wisdom

Data and best practice

Prescription

Informed profession

Demarcation

Collaboration


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Existing Secondary School Proposals

Flawed accountability for student outcomes (especially graduation rates)

Title I funding (trigger for accountability & support) doesn’t reach most secondary schools

Mandated sanctions not effective for secondary school improvement

Lack of capacity for turning around low-performing secondary schools

Adolescent literacy deficits unaddressed

Doesn’t spur innovation, invest in research & development

  • Every Student Counts Act

  • Graduation Promise Act

  • Striving Readers Act

  •  GRADUATESAct

For more details, see Alliance’s website: http://www.all4ed.org/federal_policy/NCLB_ReAuth


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Governor Bob Wise

Alliance for Excellent Education

www.all4ed.org

Raising the Grade: How High School Reform Can Save Our Youth and Our Nation

available at www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com, www.bordersstores.com, www.booksense.com, www.booksamillion.com, www.wiley.com


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Top and bottom performers in science

These students can consistently identify, explain and apply scientific knowledge, link different information sources and explanations and use evidence from these to justify decisions, demonstrate advanced scientific thinking in unfamiliar situations…

These students often confuse key features of a scientific investigation, apply incorrect information, mix personal beliefs with facts in support of a position…

Large prop. of poor perf.

Large proportion of top performers

20