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  • Omaha Culture Walks Welcome to the North Omaha Overview Session!
  • Overview of Today
    • Welcome
    • Slide Presentation
    • Small Group Discussions
    • Directions for Next Two Meetings
    • Wikispace Information and Blog
  • Welcome!
    • Purpose of Culture Walks
    • Who is here and why?
      • Survey of current perceptions
    • Thank you for joining us!
  • Cultural Snapshot African Americans in Omaha
  • Willie Barney North Omaha Overview
  • Specific Educational Issues
    • Demographic data
      • Race/ethnicity
      • Free/reduced lunch eligibility
      • Mobility rate
      • English Language Learners
  • Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trends: Race/Ethnicity, PK-12
    • 1989-90 to 2008-09
    31.4 % 39.7 % 25.3 %
  • Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trend: Free/Reduced Lunch, PK-12
    • Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch
    • 1997-98 to 2008-09
  • OPS Mobility Rate, K-12
    • 2000-01 to 2008-09
    • Current and Former English Language Learners
    • 2000-01 to 2008-09
    Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trend: English Language Learners, PK-12
  • Specific Educational Issues
    • Achievement data
      • Reading and math performance
      • Credit earning and course-taking
      • Advanced course-taking
      • AP examinations
      • College entrance examinations
  • Norm Referenced Tests Mean Percentile Scores OPS Students, 1999-2009 Reports Group Reading Mathematics
  • The Black-White Gap California Achievement Test Median Percentile Scores Total Battery – Grade 2 Reports Group The Gap 1999 2001 2003 2005 2008 2009 34 28 31 31 27 26
  • The Black-White Gap California Achievement Test Median Percentile Scores Total Battery Reports Group Grade 5 Grade 8 The Gap 1999 2001 2003 2005 2008 2009 40 42 39 34 36 33 The Gap 1999 2001 2003 2005 2008 2009 33 35 33 34 31 35
  • PLAN Mean Score by Ethnicity 2003-04 to 2008-09 Reading College Readiness Benchmark: 15 Mathematics College Readiness Benchmark: 17 Gap Analysis 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm: Cauc 2.7 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.1 2.8 Hisp: Cauc 2.1 3.2 2.6 3.2 2.9 2.9 Gap Analysis 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm: Cauc 3.6 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.9 3.2 Hisp: Cauc 2.4 2.9 2.3 2.8 2.7 2.5
  • California Achievement Test All Year, Same School Students Grade 8 Norm Referenced Tests: Impact of Attendance on Achievement National Average 50% PLAN All Year, Same School Students Grade 10 National Average 16
  • Adequate Yearly Progress: CRTs Full Year Students by Ethnicity 2002-03 to 2008-09 Reading Grades 3-6 Mathematics Grades 3-6 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm: Cauc 22 16 16 14 13 10 4 Hisp: Cauc 21 17 12 11 8 7 0 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 19 17 10 14 13 9 8 Hisp: Cauc 15 11 3 6 3 2 2
  • Adequate Yearly Progress: CRTs Full Year Students by Ethnicity 2002-03 to 2008-09 Reading Grades 7-8 Mathematics Grades 7-8 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm: Cauc 22 12 11 12 13 13 8 Hisp: Cauc 15 14 8 7 10 8 5 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 23 24 12 15 14 12 8 Hisp: Cauc 16 16 7 3 7 7 4
  • Adequate Yearly Progress: CRTs Full Year Students by Ethnicity 2002-03 to 2008-09 Reading Grade 11 Mathematics Grade 11 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 29 20 17 13 13 11 10 Hisp: Cauc 26 15 12 12 16 5 7 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 34 11 9 6 9 6 6 Hisp: Cauc 37 11 16 13 12 2 3
  • Statewide Writing Assessment by Ethnicity 2003-04 to 2008-09 Students Meeting Cut Score Grade 4 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm: Cauc 14 11 16 12 12 11 6 Hisp: Cauc 7 6 8 8 5 5 -1
  • Statewide Writing Assessment by Ethnicity 2003-04 to 2008-09 Students Meeting Cut Score Grade 8 Students Meeting Cut Score Grade 11 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 16 17 13 11 9 7 8 Hisp: Cauc 12 13 6 10 9 0 1 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 AfAm:Cauc 20 14 12 10 6 8 8 Hisp: Cauc 18 12 15 10 5 8 8
    • Persistence data
      • Absenteeism and truancy
      • Grade retention, suspension, and expulsion
      • Dropout and graduation rates
      • College going and completion
    Specific Educational Issues
  • California Achievement Test All Year, Same School Students Grade 8 Norm Referenced Tests: Impact of Attendance on Achievement National Average 50% PLAN All Year, Same School Students Grade 10 National Average 16
            • OPS
            • 8-12 Cohort Graduation Findings
            • Attendance (Absences)
    • 93% of freshman who miss less than a week of school over the course of a year, graduate on time, in four years.
    Freshman Year “The Make-it or Break-it Year”
  • OPS Graduation Rates
  • Graduation Rate by Ethnicity 2002-03 to 2007-08 Gap Analysis 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 AfAm:Cauc 16.3 13.8 18.1 14.7 15.6 13.8 Hisp:Cauc 27.1 19.5 22.2 28.3 20.2 15.8
  • References
    • Brown, D.F. (2002) Becoming a successful urban teacher. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann
    • Community action plan. (2007). Omaha, NE: SRI International. Presented to Building Bright Futures. Retrieved in February 2009 from http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net
    • Empowerment Network
    • Hoffman, K., Llagas, C., Snyder, T. (2003). Status and Trends in the Education of Blacks. Retrieved from nces.ed.gov/pubs2003/2003034.pdf
    • Investing in Omaha’s children and youth: Master plan. (2007). Omaha, NE: SRI International. Presented to Building Bright Futures. Retrieved in February 2009 from http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net
    • Nebraska Department of Education (Graph). Retrieved April 10, 2009. Website: http://reportcard.nde.state.ne.us/
    • Nebraska higher education progress report. (2009). Lincoln, NE: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education. Retrieved in March 2009 from http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/publicdoc/ccpe/Reports/Progress_Report_2009/default.asp .
    • Omaha’s Divided Neighborhoods. ( Wisch, Robin, Excerpted from NET Radio) Retrieved April 12, 2009 from The Reader. Website: http://www.thereader.com/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1237582706&archive=&start_from=&ucat=3&
    • Omaha in Black and White: Poverty amid prosperity (April 15, 2007) . Retrieved April 10, 2009 from Omaha World Herald. Website: http://www.omaha.com/index.php?u_page=2798&u_sid=2365496
    • Omaha Public Schools
  • Small Group Discussions
    • Considering this information, what was
      • New
      • Known
      • Surprising
  • Next Two Meetings
    • Community Panel -September 18 th 3:00-5:00 Aframerican Book Store
      • “ Funds of Knowledge” in the community
      • Please come prepared with questions
    • Teacher Panel- November 20 th 4:00-5:30, McMillan Middle School
      • “ Culturally Responsive Teachers”
      • Please come prepared with questions
  • Wikispace Information and Blog
    • http://culturewalks.wikispaces.com
    • Please join the wiki so you can Blog
    • You will need
      • Username
      • Password
      • Email Address
      • *Please use a user name and email other than your work email so your blog responses will be your personal opinions rather than a representation of your affiliation.
  • Thank You!