Connecting families, schools, and communities through
real-time data to improve student achievement
25%
of students miss a month of school per year.
Students who miss 30+ days of
school/year will graduate at a rate of
21%.

Allensworth, E. & Easton, Q. (2007) Research Re...
1 in 4
students drop out nationally.
71%
of dropouts say the best way
to keep students in school
is to engage families.
33%
students say their parents do not know
how they are doing in school.

65%
of parents wish they could be more involved
...
Kinvolved is improving K-12 achievement by empowering
families through data-driven solutions.
Our tools…
facilitate improv...
We have proven our model with a 300+ student
beta test from ‘12-’13.
Our attendance tool improved student
attendance behav...
PORTFOLIO OF TOOLS
Attendance tracker
Records, analyzes, communic
ates attendance information

Reddit for Teachers
Crowd s...
Attendance tracker

Teachers record
attendance in
less than 30
seconds. Reasons
for absenteeism
and minutes late
are recor...
Parents receive an SMS or email in real-time notifying them of
lateness/absenteeism.
Parents also have access to a persona...
Interventions engine

Student: Lauren Gray
Parent: Susan Gray

Daily Absence/Lateness

Total Attendance

Reason for Absenc...
Positive incentive tool

Student: Lauren Gray
Parent: Susan Gray

This Week’s Points

My Points
25
20
15
10
5
0

Teamwork
...
Graduation rate forecaster

Student: Lauren Gray
Parent: Susan Gray

Attendance (A)

Behavior Records (B)

Course Scores (...
Parent engagement features

Parent: Susan Gray
Student: Lauren Gray

Welcome, Susan!
What would you like to do?

School Up...
Partnerships

Kinvolved is Blue Ridge Portfolio
company. Blue Ridge’s mission is
to help connect people living in
high pov...
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
GRAND PRIZE
WINNER

GRANT

FINALIST

2012

2013

2013

NYU VENTURE
CHALLENGE

NYU
ACCELERATOR

BLUE RIDGE
...
Kinvolved’s Progress

2012
BETA

2013-2014




2014-2015

2016



ROLLOUT
EXPANSION

BETA:
ROLLOUT:

1 NYC ELEMENTARY S...
WWW.KINVOLVED.COM

MIRIAM ALTMAN
MIRIAM@KINVOLVED.COM
ALEXANDRA MEIS
ALEXANDRA@KINVOLVED.COM
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  • Kinvolved - Connecting families, schools, and communities through real-time data to improve student achievement

    1. 1. Connecting families, schools, and communities through real-time data to improve student achievement
    2. 2. 25% of students miss a month of school per year.
    3. 3. Students who miss 30+ days of school/year will graduate at a rate of 21%. Allensworth, E. & Easton, Q. (2007) Research Report: What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools.
    4. 4. 1 in 4 students drop out nationally.
    5. 5. 71% of dropouts say the best way to keep students in school is to engage families.
    6. 6. 33% students say their parents do not know how they are doing in school. 65% of parents wish they could be more involved in their child’s education.
    7. 7. Kinvolved is improving K-12 achievement by empowering families through data-driven solutions. Our tools… facilitate improved understanding of attendance, behavior, & course scores empower families to be active participants in education by having access to information in real-time analyze student data to ensure all students are on track to graduate
    8. 8. We have proven our model with a 300+ student beta test from ‘12-’13. Our attendance tool improved student attendance behavior & family engagement. 3,500 students are currently enrolled in our system as of Jan. 2014.
    9. 9. PORTFOLIO OF TOOLS Attendance tracker Records, analyzes, communic ates attendance information Reddit for Teachers Crowd sources best practices for engaging families + improving attendance Graduation rate forecaster Predicts students’ rate of graduation based on attendance, behavior, and course score data Interventions engine Suggests individualized + classbased interventions to improve attendance Positive incentive tool Gamifies attendance + rewards students for positive behavior Parent engagement features Empower families with more information, 2-way communication, polling to crowd source best practices
    10. 10. Attendance tracker Teachers record attendance in less than 30 seconds. Reasons for absenteeism and minutes late are recorded.
    11. 11. Parents receive an SMS or email in real-time notifying them of lateness/absenteeism. Parents also have access to a personalized online portal. New SMS: Sam was absent from 1st period… Lauren’s attendance Present: 30 days Absent: 10 days Late: 15 days Contact teacher Families, receive SMS and/or email (customizable) in English/Spanish in real-time (only basic cell required to receive SMS) notifying them of absenteeism/lateness.
    12. 12. Interventions engine Student: Lauren Gray Parent: Susan Gray Daily Absence/Lateness Total Attendance Reason for Absence/Lateness Monday 10% Present 19% 30% 40% Late 10% 10% Friday Transport. 9% Thursday 10% Illness 23% 9% Wednesday Absent 71% Tuesday 14% Peers Family 45% Work Lauren is most likely to miss/be late to school on Mondays because of Peers. Recommended Interventions: (1) Parent conference; (2) Conference with peer group; (3) Incentives for all peers to encourage timely arrival to school Contact parent Email report Post message
    13. 13. Positive incentive tool Student: Lauren Gray Parent: Susan Gray This Week’s Points My Points 25 20 15 10 5 0 Teamwork Behavior Points Homework Points On Time Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 0 Total Points Earned: 45 Points Spent: 10 Points Remaining: 35 School Rank: 4 of 510 Collect Rewards 5 10
    14. 14. Graduation rate forecaster Student: Lauren Gray Parent: Susan Gray Attendance (A) Behavior Records (B) Course Scores (C) 10% Total Present 71% 3 Absent 19% Detention Suspension 1 Late Course Grade English A Math B Science Record D- Lauren’s current graduation rate based on ABC’s: 72% Contact parent Email report Post message
    15. 15. Parent engagement features Parent: Susan Gray Student: Lauren Gray Welcome, Susan! What would you like to do? School Updates View student records Parent teacher conferences are tonight! Your meeting with Ms. Altman is at 7:00pm. Contact teacher Weekly Poll View attendance data Contact main office View my points Create award What would best help prepare your child for the State Math Exam in 30 days? (a) Individual teacher conference (b) Test prep materials to use at home (c) Parent training in school (d) Other:
    16. 16. Partnerships Kinvolved is Blue Ridge Portfolio company. Blue Ridge’s mission is to help connect people living in high poverty communities to opportunity. They support innovative, new ventures that apply technology to improve social and economic mobility in the U.S. Kinvolved works with Teach For America to broaden our reach to teachers/schools nationally. TFA markets Kinvolved online to National and Regional Corps member and alumni. We train and pilot with regional Corps members. We launched the first alum venture Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in partnership with TFA. Kinvolved is an Independent Service Vendor Partner with Pearson’s PowerSchool. PowerSchool is the leading and fastest growing student information system, supporting 12 million students in all 50 states and 65 countries.
    17. 17. ACCOMPLISHMENTS GRAND PRIZE WINNER GRANT FINALIST 2012 2013 2013 NYU VENTURE CHALLENGE NYU ACCELERATOR BLUE RIDGE PORTFOLIO BLUE RIDGE FOUNDATION 2013 2013 2013
    18. 18. Kinvolved’s Progress 2012 BETA 2013-2014   2014-2015 2016  ROLLOUT EXPANSION BETA: ROLLOUT: 1 NYC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 15 TEACHERS, 250 STUDENTS, 10 PARENTS PARTNERSHIP WITH 6 SCHOOLS IN 2 DISTRICTS (PUBLIC AND CHARTER); 3,000+ STUDENTS ENROLLED; PARTNERSHIP WITH COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS; TECHNICAL INTEGRATION WITH PEARSON POWERSCHOOL EXPANSION: WORK IN 10+ SCHOOL DISTRICTS OVER THE NEXT 3 YEARS
    19. 19. WWW.KINVOLVED.COM MIRIAM ALTMAN MIRIAM@KINVOLVED.COM ALEXANDRA MEIS ALEXANDRA@KINVOLVED.COM

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