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GOT BART? “Aren't we forgettingAren't we forgetting the true meaning of CChristmas? Youristmas? You knknow... the birthw... the birth of of Santa.”anta.”
LIFE TRAJECTORY Dropouts 4 x likely to be unemployed 8 x likely to be incarcerated 70+% incarcerated youth are dropouts $33K/year/incarcerate: $5,978/year/school Dropouts live 5 years less grads
UTAH CORE “COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS” Comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity Requires progressive development of reading comprehension Earlier exposure to more expository text Write informational text/arguments, w/evidence, claims, inferences, data New vocabulary, language structures, comprehend and produce language
EFFECTIVE INTERVENTION Coordinated, Comprehensive, School-wide: High academic standards for all students Common instructional routines-all classes Quality, sustained PD (coaching, PLC’s) High implementation accountability
POSITIVE ACADEMIC SUPPORTS will: Improve graduation rate Increase college, career readiness & success Teach valuable life skills; TRANSITION Decrease incarceration numbers Increase personal and community finances
POSITIVE ACADEMIC SUPPORTS Research-bang-for-buck, ALL ED. Generalizes, K-12+, all content Empowers all teachers (without killing them) More success = less remediation Transfer responsibility of learning to students
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