What Makes A School Great? (and Do Level Ratings Measure It?)

Event date 12 Feb 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Event location Kenwood Academy High School • 5015 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, 60615, IL, United States
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What Makes a School Great...And do school level ratings measure it?

Chicago schools live and die by their level ratings. Ratings drive enrollment and resources and are used to justify closings. What if communities created a rating system to help schools, students and families? What would a rating system designed to decrease sorting, segregation, and inequity look like? 

With Jack Schneider, College of the Holy Cross, author of the book Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality

Come learn about existing rating systems, hear how one community in Massachusetts decided to do things differently and help us brainstorm about how things could change here in Chicago.

Event sponsors: Chicago United for Equity, Chicago Teachers Union, Chicago Teachers Union Foundation, FairTest, Generation All, Parents 4 Teachers and Raise Your Hand

This is a free event. Please RSVP here:
http://www.ilraiseyourhand.org/schoolratingsforum

You can enter the high school via the accessible entrance at Door 6 which is on the east side of the building by the main parking lot. (Enter parking lot from Lake Park ave.)

Kenwood is served by several CTA bus lines (#6, #28, #15, #172) and the 51st/53rd St Metra stop.

Free parking is available in the Kenwood parking lots. On-street parking is a mix of free and pay, and there is a large parking garage one block south on Lake Park Ave, enter just south of 52nd St after the McDonald's.

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1 week agoAdd to Calender 2018-02-13 00:00:00 2018-02-13 00:00:00 What Makes A School Great? (and Do Level Ratings Measure It?) What Makes a School Great...And do school level ratings measure it? Chicago schools live and die by their level ratings. Ratings drive enrollment and resources and are used to justify closings. What if communities created a rating system to help schools, students and families? What would a rating system designed to decrease sorting, segregation, and inequity look like?  With Jack Schneider, College of the Holy Cross, author of the book Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality Come learn about existing rating systems, hear how one community in Massachusetts decided to do things differently and help us brainstorm about how things could change here in Chicago. Event sponsors: Chicago United for Equity, Chicago Teachers Union, Chicago Teachers Union Foundation, FairTest, Generation All, Parents 4 Teachers and Raise Your Hand This is a free event. Please RSVP here:http://www.ilraiseyourhand.org/schoolratingsforum You can enter the high school via the accessible entrance at Door 6 which is on the east side of the building by the main parking lot. (Enter parking lot from Lake Park ave.) Kenwood is served by several CTA bus lines (#6, #28, #15, #172) and the 51st/53rd St Metra stop. Free parking is available in the Kenwood parking lots. On-street parking is a mix of free and pay, and there is a large parking garage one block south on Lake Park Ave, enter just south of 52nd St after the McDonald's. Kenwood Academy High School America/New_York public Education