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Redesigning Florida's School Report Cards

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Excellent points on how even growth and poverty can be correlated. As I wrote earlier this week, I doubt that even the most talented graphics designer can put student test scores in the context of a school's demographics. http://educationbythenumbers.org/content/even-education-data-geeks-agree-education-data-completely-inscrutable-inaccessible-parents_2072/ The devil is always in the statistical details and I like the way you broke down the schools by quintiles. But I'm not clear why it's "implausible" that Florida's poorest schools might have the worst teachers and administrators? That's exactly the point that the plaintiffs in the California Vegara case made. Also, I believe the design competition is to redesign any generic school report card, not a Florida one specifically. Here are the competition details... http://myschoolinfochallenge.com/wp-content/uploads/Designer-Info-Packet.pdf

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