Key Takeaways on School Effectiveness

Key Takeaways on School Effectiveness

May 20, 2019

As ESSA “has significantly changed the nation’s school accountability landscape,” recent work from NWEA identifies three key takeaways from an examination of school effectiveness research: “1. School effectiveness measures are sensitive to summer loss;” “2. More student growth is attributable to schools when summer loss is considered;” and “3. Ignoring summer loss can impact which schools are identified as low-performing under ESSA.”