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WA College Data Board Presentation 03-30-15Everyone Can Learn by Rita Yeung Garland High School, Garland ISD 2007-08 Texas PTA Reflections art exhibit Westlake Academy Graduates: Where Are They Going and How Are They Doing? Civic Engagement as a Function of Educational Attainment June, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Economic Realities Half of all new jobs in the U.S. will require postsecondary degree. Fastest growth will occur in jobs requiring an associate’s degree. 1/3 of all job openings in the U.S. will require a postsecondary degree. 80% of the top 20 growth occupations in Texas will require education above the high school level. Occupations 2008 - 2018 (Bureau of Labor Statistics: Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2008.) 5 Education Requirements for Jobs, 2018 Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010 p. 14 http://www9.georgetown.edu/grad/gppi/hpi/cew/pdfs/FullReport.pdf National College Graduation Rate Initiative The plan establishes two main goals to be achieved by 2020 (extended to 2025): Raise the national college graduation rate to 60% from its current level of 40% Erase the achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, geography and income Progress IN Texas College and Career Readiness COLLEGE COMPLETION The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance, 2013, WE USED TO BE #1. WE ARE NOW #12. OF 100 9TH GRADERS, HOW MANY… © 2013 TEXAS COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS CENTER Source: NCES – Common Core Data, IPEDS Residency and Migration Survey, IPEDS Enrollment Survey, IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (2008) 86 59.6 41.7 30.2 65.3 37.1 23.7 13.6 69.5 44 29.8 20.5 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Graduate from High School Directly Enter College Enroll in a Second Year Graduate within 150% of Program Time Best-Performing State Texas Nation 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Percentage of Adults with an Associates Degree or Higher by Age Sources: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2009). Education at a glance. US Census Bureau. (2009). American community survey. WORLD: ■ 55-64 ▲ 25-34 TEXAS: ■ 45-64 ▲ 25-34 With permission from © 2013 Texas College & Career Readiness Center College Readiness College Readiness IS Two -Fold… Admissions/Acceptance College Completion The Four Dimensions of College Readiness Key Cognitive Strategies •Problem formulation, research, •interpretation, communication, precision and accuracy. Key Content Knowledge •Key foundational content and “big ideas” from core subjects. Academic Behaviors •Self-management skills: time management, study skills, goal setting, self-awareness, and persistence. Contextual Skills and Awareness (College Knowledge) •Admissions requirements, college types and missions, affording college, college culture, and relations with professors. Key Cognitive Strategies Key Content Knowledge Academic Behaviors Contextual Skills and Awareness Key Cognitive Strategies Key Content Knowledge Academic Behaviors Contextual Skills and Awareness 13 IB and College Readiness Kolb 1996 Study Panich 2001 Study Taylor & Porath 2006 Study IB and College Readiness IB graduates are more likely to persist through college IB students are prepared for college-level coursework IB students demonstrate civic knowledge and skills IB students graduate with a sense of civic responsibility IB students demonstrate strong critical thinking skills IB primary students demonstrate superior science literacy The IB prepares students from around the world to attend top universities http://www.ibo.org/en/news/news-list/in-the-ibs-2014-review-of-research-results-find-ib-programmes-to-have-a- positive-impact-on-student-preparedness-for-college-career-and-civic-life/ Westlake Academy College Graduation Data Data Limitations The National Student Clearinghouse does not capture data from all colleges. It collect data from 93% of colleges. The fall semester immediately following graduation is defined as any enrollment that occurs between August 15 and October 31. Anyone enrolling outside of this data is not captured. Associates degrees are counted in the graduation completion data. This slightly skews the college completion rate. 24 Students in Cohort From the class of 2010 graduation completion graph, the following can be concluded: 4.2% of the 2010 graduation cohort is unaccounted 4.2% of the 2010 graduation cohort is no longer enrolled & did not graduate 29.2% of the 2010 graduation cohort is enrolled in College in year five of post-secondary life. 62.5% of the 2010 graduation cohort has completed their degree in four years or less. 32 Students in Cohort From the class of 2011 graduation completion graph, the following can be concluded: 0% of the 2011 graduation cohort is unaccounted 6.3% of the 2011 graduation cohort is no longer enrolled & did not graduate 87.5% of the 2011 graduation cohort is enrolled in College in year four of post-secondary life. 6.3% of the 2011 graduation cohort has completed their degree in three years or less. 28 Students in Cohort From the class of 2012 graduation completion graph, the following can be concluded: 3.6% of the 2012 graduation cohort is unaccounted 0% of the 2012 graduation cohort has dropped out of College 92.9% of the 2012 graduation cohort is enrolled in College in year two of post-secondary life. 3.6% of the 2012 graduation cohort began College in fall of 2013 (gap year). 40 Students in Cohort From the class of 2013 graduation completion graph, the following can be concluded: 10% of the 2013 graduation cohort is unaccounted 0% of the 2013 graduation cohort has dropped out of College 87.5% of the 2013 graduation cohort is enrolled in College in year one of post-secondary life. 2.5% of the 2011 graduation cohort has completed their degree in one years. From the Sophomore Retention chart, the following can be concluded: 100% of the 2010 and 2012 Graduating Cohort returned for year two; whereas, 97% of 2011 Graduating Cohort returned for year two. Students typically attend four year institutions. Students typically attend in State schools. Cohort Data Chart Everyone Can Learn by Rita Yeung Garland High School, Garland ISD 2007-08 Texas PTA Reflections art exhibit Data does not necessarily provide us with the answers, but does lead us to ask the right questions.