Expanding the Definition of Equitable School and Student Success Part 1: Probing Course Levels

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Dr. Andrew Rice from Education Analytics discusses course pathways as predictive of important student outcomes. He describes methods and challenges of evaluating course difficulty level and shows results of following course pathways through students’ secondary careers, uncovering sometimes “hidden” tracking. He shares an approach to probing course difficulty by using prior year standardized test scores to categorize courses.

View Part 2: Social-Emotional Learning and School Culture and Climate here