U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Tampa Bay
 [Register]
Tampa Bay Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 04-10-2018, 07:13 PM
 
2,682 posts, read 4,213,117 times
Reputation: 2264

Advertisements

commonly called “The Nation’s Report Card.” It rates performance by fourth- and eighth-grade students in 27 large school districts covering communities across the USA from San Diego to Boston.

Overall, Hillsborough’s students maintained a high level of performance, most significantly, 4th graders tied for first place nationally in reading and math, while 8th graders tied for first place in reading and second place in math nationwide. The students continue to outperform public school students in other large school districts.

“I am thrilled for our students, our teachers and staff. These results show our students are excelling in the classroom and can compete with students across the country. Our increased graduation rate and now these significant results show students, from our early learners all the way to our high school students are paving the way to a successful future,” said Superintendent Jeff Eakins.

So much for blanket statement of Florida schools suck...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-10-2018, 07:30 PM
 
Location: Not the end of the Earth, but I can see it from here
3,109 posts, read 3,246,606 times
Reputation: 2991
I won't challenge this until I know more, but I can say without exception that the increased graduation rate is a total crock of sh*t. There is some major reality distortion regarding the data they have used to establish the graduation rate, and the sudden jump that has occurred in the last year or two is statistically unlikely in many people's opinions, mine included.

Teachers and staff have called this out but the District certainly won't respond with anything meaningful to either support their claims or refute those of their detractors.

RM
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Tampa Bay
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top