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Budget Priorities for the 2021-22 School Year: Survey Results

Budget Priorities for the 2021-22 School Year: Survey Results

In Spring 2021 the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) surveyed School District of Philadelphia (SDP) stakeholders about what supports should be prioritized in the budget for the 2021-22 school year. This slide deck provides an overview of feedback and responses. 

Literacy and Learning Centers: Cohort 3 (2019-20) Evaluation

Literacy and Learning Centers: Cohort 3 (2019-20) Evaluation

An evaluation of the implementation and impact of the Literacy and Learning Centers project.

School-Level Student Attendance Patterns During Digital Learning, 2020-21

School-Level Student Attendance Patterns During Digital Learning, 2020-21

This report examines student attendance during in-person learning (September 2019 through February 2020) and compares it to student attendance during digital learning (September 2020 through February 2021).

Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (Analysis of 2019-20 Data)

Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (Analysis of 2019-20 Data)

Information about progress related to the Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH) grant program and the priorities of SDP staff.

Implementing the Second Step Program for Social-Emotional Learning: Strategies from Two Schools

Implementing the Second Step Program for Social-Emotional Learning: Strategies from Two Schools

This list of successful strategies and approaches is intended to serve as a resource for other schools implementing Second Step.

The 2019-20 End-of-Year Report: A System-Level Summary of School Performance During a Year when Full School Progress Reports could not be Published

The 2019-20 End-of-Year Report: A System-Level Summary of School Performance During a Year when Full School Progress Reports could not be Published

The data included in this 21-page brief are a system-level summary of school performance according to the modified 2019-20 End-of-Year Reports.

Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) Evaluation Report,  2018-19 to 2019-20

Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) Evaluation Report, 2018-19 to 2019-20

The final evaluation report on Academic Parent-Teacher Teams, a family engagement program aimed at addressing family-school partnerships by improving parent-teacher conferences in a way that expands collaboration between school and home.

School Support Staff Survey: Overview of Data from the 2019-20 Pilot Administration Year

School Support Staff Survey: Overview of Data from the 2019-20 Pilot Administration Year

Each spring, the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) administers the District-Wide Survey (DWS) to gather feedback from parents/guardians, teachers, students, and principals about key areas tied to school improvement. In 2019-20, ORE developed and administered an additional survey for school-based staff. This slide deck provides an overview of their responses.

Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

The District-Wide Survey (DWS) program measures five key topics related to school improvement—climate, instruction, leadership, professional capacity, and parent/guardian-community ties, while allowing respondents to share their perspectives and provide feedback about how they experience and perceive their schools. This research brief answers two questions about the representativeness, or external validity, of the student and parent/guardian responses from 2019-20.

Findings from Student Responses to Questions about Mental Health and Suicide from the 2019 Philadelphia Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Findings from Student Responses to Questions about Mental Health and Suicide from the 2019 Philadelphia Youth Risk Behavior Survey

This report analyzes student responses to four questions related to mental health and suicide that were asked on the 2019 Philadelphia YRBS.