We use publicly available aggregated data and ERC student-level data.
Source: AskTED for school locations
http://www.texasindustryprofiles.com/apps/swap/asp/socTable.asp20 out of 43 are in the STEM fields(employment for these occupations is expected to increase 23%)Projected employment demands through 2018 due to industry growth or employee turnover from 2008 to 2018
126% in Travis County for children 5 and under!
59% for State
2010 Census shows Whites account for <50% of all births.
Note also that Grade 11-12 growing fast too, which implies the efforts to keep students in school is working!
http://www.elltx.org/bilingual_esl.html , accessed 3/9/12.2009:Texas had 815,998 ELL studentsUS had 2,654000 students aged 5-17 that had difficulty speaking English at school
Low income students starting behind. Are they catching up? Are the gaps closing?
Students had to be enrolled in 2009-10 and 2010-11 in order to be included in analysis.
Includes only ELLs in districts that are required to have a bilingual program. Requirement determine by counting ELLs by grade and language, and where counts >=20 per state law.
One way districts are working to close gaps is…
Another way we are working to close gaps is…Recognized HS, <20% econ dis, 1900 tested studentsAA HS, 50% econ dis, 1300 tested studentsRecognized HS, 80% econ dis, ~1400 studentsAA MS, >80% econ dis, 500 students
Most HS principals report anecdotally that attendance is a problem. Here are the objective data to support this.
CTX has more absences overall and even worse in 12th than rest of TX; Also notice that 9th and 11th have same num of absences, dip in 10th and most in 12th.
They are missing more than a month of school – almost an entire 6-week grading period!
83% of Retained Freshmen Failed Math TAKS
4-year ranged from 62% to 98%!
2012 Central Texas Education Profile
2012 CENTRAL TEXASEDUCATION PROFILE Made possible through the investment of: www.e3alliance.org
Agenda• Who is E3 Alliance?• Central Texas Economy• Educational Overview• Student Readiness & Success
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