All eighth-grade students in Philadelphia are encouraged to participate in the School Selection Process (SSP) to choose a school for ninth grade. This three-part series of research reports takes an in-depth look at four years of ninth-grade SSP admissions (2015-16 through 2018-19).
The last of four reports on implementation, teacher benefits and changes to teacher practice, teacher turnover and retention, and student achievement related to SDP’s Early Literacy Specialist Initiative.
This 17-page brief describes the two School District of Philadelphia (SDP) graduation rates and how they are calculated. It also outlines six-year trends in SDP’s graduation metrics (2013-14 through 2018-19).
This brief is a summary of the key findings from articles, frameworks, and dissertations that describe and explain the practices that optimize teaching and learning in an online environment. It details ten key components that should be applied to the online learning environment, as well as recommendations and strategies to support teachers and students in being successful during digital learning.