New School Performance Index: Cutting Edge and Controversial

In this article posted on December 7, 2015 by John Fensterwald on EdSource Today, Districts Break New Ground with New Index on School Performance,”  the author explains the potential implications of this new tool and the initial results that draw a correlation between academic performance and non-cognitive factors.Vector illustration of business concept with realistic leather spiral notebook and blue ballpoint pen isolated on white background

The half-dozen California districts in the collaborative known as CORE last week introduced a new index for rating school and student achievement that will include measurements of school climate and culture as well as students’ social skills and attitudes toward learning. Read more.

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