Redefining Ready! in Wisconsin




Board Presentations 2018


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Core Premise:

“We all learn in a variety of ways.
Our students learn in a variety of ways.
They should be able to demonstrate
readiness in a variety of ways.”

Redefining Ready!

Objectives

  • Produce Research Based Metrics
  • Public Relations - Tell Your Story
  • Influence ESSA, Accountability
  • Improve Programs and Services

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AASA looked at the research from leading educational institutions and research organizations to develop a new multi-metric, research-based definition of College and Career Ready.

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Research Highlights (HS)

  • Course attendance is 8 times more predictive of success in freshman year than eighth grade test scores.
  • Students who successfully complete Algebra II are twice as likely to complete a 4-year degree.
  • Students who have a 2.8 GPA graduating high school have a 71% likelihood of reaching the American middle class.
  • Students engaged in co-curricular activities are more likely to pursue higher education.
  • Completing community service to fulfill class requirements enhances the average odds of college graduation by 22 percentage points.
  • Those who took an AP or International Baccalaureate (IB) course were found to be 17 percent more likely to persist in four-year colleges and 30 percent more likely to persist in two-year colleges. There were similar findings for dual enrollment students.

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CESA 7 Redefining Ready - Google Slides