For those just getting up to speed on DC's new school report card and STAR framework, here are our recommendations for places to learn more about them, including 3 new blog posts by EmpowerK12.
We expect many in the media to focus mainly on the overall ratings and scores of schools. EmpowerK12 highly encourages everyone to look beyond the overall score. This post explains why. Click below.
Many people are familiar with the Public Charter School Board's PMF tier system for charter schools. The new District-wide STAR framework is similarly constructed in many ways. This blog post highlights how they are the same and yet distinctly different tools.
We posted 3 new blog entries to help education stakeholders from policymakers to educators to parents contextualize the new STAR rating system. This post digs into some of the new metrics that comprise school scores and are newly reported measures.
We recommend starting your STAR and report card engagement by watching this 2-minute overview video about the report card.
Click below to go direct to the official OSSE information page with comprehensive details about the STAR framework and new DC school report card.