TTO Resource Guide: Measuring Student Growth

What does it mean to measure student growth? It all depends on what kind of learning growth you’re talking about. At home, parents might use a chart to keep track of how many inches their child grows each year. In schools and in education policy, educators deploy a range of […]

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Meet the Geeks: Ryan Neill

Ryan Neill is a former Operations manager (and recreational rugby player) who came to New Classrooms ready to make a difference through personalized learning.
As a School Accounts Manager on our fun-loving Scheduling Operations team, Ryan plays a critical role in ensuring that we generate and deliver schedules that result

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Assessing Student Growth: Findings on Poverty and School Performance

A new report, published last month by NWEA, challenges conventional wisdom around measures of school performance by looking at it through a lens of academic growth. The report, Evaluating the Relationships between Poverty and School Performance, suggests that absolute achievement alone—based on state test scores–is insufficient for evaluating what and

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