The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap How four sources of variance in achievement conspire to create a permanent U.S....
PartnersSI Mission <ul><li>To enable public schools in high-poverty communities – serving primarily students of color and ...
What do we do? <ul><li>Support reform in 20 schools in San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland </li></ul><ul><li>Work only in ...
McKinsey Data Key Conclusions <ul><li>McKinsey Report: The  Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools  c...
 
International Gap: Math & Science 2009 PISA Results Topic US Performance Math Below Average Science Average Reading Average
System Gap Between States: 8 th  Grade Math
State Gap Continued: 8 th  Grade Math
US Income Gap: Math & Reading
US Racial Gap: Math & Reading
 
 
The Consequences of these Gaps <ul><li>There are well-documented relationships between under-achievement and: </li></ul><u...
But what about… <ul><li>The loss of competitive advantage </li></ul><ul><li>The value of untapped human capital </li></ul>...
 
 
OECD Estimates Over the Lifetime of Generations Born in 2010
 
 
 
<ul><li>Money Matters:  We can increase investment in the education of our children. </li></ul>What Can Be Done: Investmen...
<ul><li>Just in case you’re wondering how our other investments fare against national norms. </li></ul>What Can Be Done: I...
 
 
Data Sources <ul><li>Economic Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinsey & Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Department o...
For More Information <ul><li>Derek Mitchell </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Executive Officer </...
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  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Program for International Assessment (15 year olds in 65 countries and other Education Systems)
  • Gaps Aren’t just different, they are NESTED.
  • So clearly the International GAP is the more potent contributor and must close if we’re to remain competitive and regain the top slots.
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
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    1. 1. The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap How four sources of variance in achievement conspire to create a permanent U.S. recession & why there is hope that things can change for the better in California. Dr. Derek S. Mitchell, CEO Partners in School Innovation March 2011
    2. 2. PartnersSI Mission <ul><li>To enable public schools in high-poverty communities – serving primarily students of color and English language learners – to achieve educational equity through school-based reform. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What do we do? <ul><li>Support reform in 20 schools in San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland </li></ul><ul><li>Work only in schools with concentrations of low academic performance, poverty and African-American, Latino and English language learners </li></ul><ul><li>Work as a primary equity strategy for our partner districts in that we serve to intensify support for schools that need it most </li></ul>
    4. 4. McKinsey Data Key Conclusions <ul><li>McKinsey Report: The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools concluded: </li></ul>
    5. 6. International Gap: Math & Science 2009 PISA Results Topic US Performance Math Below Average Science Average Reading Average
    6. 7. System Gap Between States: 8 th Grade Math
    7. 8. State Gap Continued: 8 th Grade Math
    8. 9. US Income Gap: Math & Reading
    9. 10. US Racial Gap: Math & Reading
    10. 13. The Consequences of these Gaps <ul><li>There are well-documented relationships between under-achievement and: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased dropout rates (5.5X less likely to graduate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low lifelong earnings (earn about 1 million less dollars) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low access to healthcare (3.5X more likely to die of preventable ailments) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased teen pregnancy (3X more likely for young women ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased presence in Juvenile Justice System: (2.5X more likely for poor white males, 6X more likely for poor black males.) </li></ul></ul>
    11. 14. But what about… <ul><li>The loss of competitive advantage </li></ul><ul><li>The value of untapped human capital </li></ul><ul><li>The national wealth that a more educated citizenry would mean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you account for these gaps in real dollars? </li></ul></ul>
    12. 17. OECD Estimates Over the Lifetime of Generations Born in 2010
    13. 21. <ul><li>Money Matters: We can increase investment in the education of our children. </li></ul>What Can Be Done: Investment Matters
    14. 22. <ul><li>Just in case you’re wondering how our other investments fare against national norms. </li></ul>What Can Be Done: Investment Matters
    15. 25. Data Sources <ul><li>Economic Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinsey & Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Department of Labor Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Bureau of Economic Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UC Census Bureau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational for international Co-Operation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Center for Educational Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Education Association </li></ul></ul>
    16. 26. For More Information <ul><li>Derek Mitchell </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Executive Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in School Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>1060 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco, CA. 94107 </li></ul><ul><li>415.824.6196 x109 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ PartnersSI </li></ul>

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