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    1. 1. Omaha Culture Walks Welcome to the North Omaha Overview Session!
    2. 2. Overview of Today <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Directions for Next Two Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispace Information and Blog </li></ul>
    3. 3. Welcome! <ul><li>Purpose of Culture Walks </li></ul><ul><li>Who is here and why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey of current perceptions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thank you for joining us! </li></ul>
    4. 4. Cultural Snapshot African Americans in Omaha
    5. 5. Willie Barney North Omaha Overview
    6. 6. Specific Educational Issues <ul><li>Demographic data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Race/ethnicity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free/reduced lunch eligibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English Language Learners </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trends: Race/Ethnicity, PK-12 <ul><li>1989-90 to 2008-09 </li></ul>31.4 % 39.7 % 25.3 %
    8. 8. Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trend: Free/Reduced Lunch, PK-12 <ul><li>Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>1997-98 to 2008-09 </li></ul>
    9. 9. OPS Mobility Rate, K-12 <ul><li>2000-01 to 2008-09 </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Current and Former English Language Learners </li></ul><ul><li>2000-01 to 2008-09 </li></ul>Omaha Public Schools Enrollment Trend: English Language Learners, PK-12
    11. 11. Specific Educational Issues <ul><li>Achievement data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and math performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit earning and course-taking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced course-taking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP examinations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College entrance examinations </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Norm Referenced Tests Mean Percentile Scores OPS Students, 1999-2009 Reports Group Reading Mathematics
    13. 13. 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
    14. 14. 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
    15. 15. 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
    16. 16. 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
    17. 17. 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
    18. 18. 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
    19. 19. 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
    20. 20. 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
    21. 21. 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
    22. 22. <ul><li>Persistence data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Absenteeism and truancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade retention, suspension, and expulsion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dropout and graduation rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College going and completion </li></ul></ul>Specific Educational Issues
    23. 23. 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
    24. 24. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OPS </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8-12 Cohort Graduation Findings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance (Absences) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>93% of freshman who miss less than a week of school over the course of a year, graduate on time, in four years. </li></ul>Freshman Year “The Make-it or Break-it Year”
    25. 25. OPS Graduation Rates
    26. 26. 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
    27. 27. References <ul><li>Brown, D.F. (2002) Becoming a successful urban teacher. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann </li></ul><ul><li>Community action plan. (2007). Omaha, NE: SRI International. Presented to Building Bright Futures. Retrieved in February 2009 from http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment Network </li></ul><ul><li>Hoffman, K., Llagas, C., Snyder, T. (2003). Status and Trends in the Education of Blacks. Retrieved from nces.ed.gov/pubs2003/2003034.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska Department of Education (Graph). Retrieved April 10, 2009. Website: http://reportcard.nde.state.ne.us/ </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul><ul><li>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& </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Omaha Public Schools </li></ul>
    28. 28. Small Group Discussions <ul><li>Considering this information, what was </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Known </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surprising </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Next Two Meetings <ul><li>Community Panel -September 18 th 3:00-5:00 Aframerican Book Store </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Funds of Knowledge” in the community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please come prepared with questions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher Panel- November 20 th 4:00-5:30, McMillan Middle School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Culturally Responsive Teachers” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please come prepared with questions </li></ul></ul>
    30. 30. Wikispace Information and Blog <ul><li>http://culturewalks.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Please join the wiki so you can Blog </li></ul><ul><li>You will need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email Address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*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. </li></ul></ul>
    31. 31. Thank You!

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