It is a stretch to call the publication of collected data a report card
without an accompanying set of goals or standards, or without defined consequences for failure to meet those goals or standards.
To understand how parents use the report card
data, we joined Kentucky parents participating in the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (CIPL) as they learned about school report cards
In this article, we evaluate the relative impact on consumers of these two report card
While report cards
in the new system look similar to the old ones, the key differences are in the new subareas.
Cary Sennett says that, while today's report cards
are primitive and are used primarily by corporate purchasers, tomorrow's report cards
will offer more information and could be used by public purchasers or regulators to create consumer awareness.
A district may provide access to only its own report card
, or to report cards
from similar or neighboring districts, as well.
We knew it was going to be tight,'' said Haft, who photocopied a master form of the report card
as a precaution.
So consider this a planning guide for meeting the requirements of the new bill, including two sections that didn't get a lot of press--what changes school districts face this fall, and the report card
that districts have to offer to parents and the community at large.
The state's higher education institutions are getting worse grades when it comes to preparing Californians for high-tech jobs, said a report card
issued by a business lobby.