Using Risk Ratios to Identify Disparities in Student Outcomes

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Dr. Tom Munk from the IDEA Data Center explains how to display data about outcomes and opportunity-to-learn indicators as risk ratios. He discusses why risk ratios are useful in discussions about disparities and provides guidance for calculating, organizing and interpreting risk ratios. Included are directions for customizing Excel spreadsheets at the district and state levels.