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Addressing 3 “social determinants” of education

Generation Next aims to close opportunity and achievement gaps for students of color in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Minnesota Compass compiled benchmarking and contextual measures for the project. The data show some … Read More

An In-Depth Exploration of the 2014 MCA Results

Despite the test’s shortcomings and incomplete analysis of the results, described in detail in a previous post, the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) DO present some interesting findings. The examples below look … Read More

Re-framing the Conversation on MCA Results

The 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) results are out and the responses in the news are enough to confuse even the most experienced and knowledgeable education professional. It’s not the tone of … Read More

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