Archive: Charts on many subjects


    • About struggling readers: The adults are failing
      July 8, 2015 A reading score in Level 1 ”denotes limited command of knowledge and skills.” Level 2 ”denotes partial command of knowledge and skills.” None of the students on Level ...
    • New terminology, same reality
      July 5, 2015 Above is the latest revision of an old chart. The message is always the same: Schools full of economically disadvantaged children record unacceptable levels of academic achievement. The ...
    • What programs sell? Magnet lottery results offer one clue
      June 20, 2015 When parents vote with their children’s future, what programmatic offerings sell in Charlotte-Mecklenburg? One gauge each year is the magnet lottery. The results of the first lottery this spring ...
    • UNC expert briefs board on ‘disruptive demographics’
      May 26, 2015 Demographer Jim Johnson from UNC Chapel Hill met with the Board of Education and walked them through a presentation he called “Disruptive Demographics and North Carolina’s Education Challenges.” The ...



        • ‘Focus’ middle schools for 2011-12
          Feb. 20, 2011 Circles mark the K-8 and middle-school attendance areas covered by the CMS Focus School initiative for 2011-12. That program has given teachers additional resources, and given principals additional ...