May 24, 2009 A Queens University of Charlotte study dated April 2009 ranked graduation rates at UNC for graduates of CMS high schools. The original link to the study has been broken. The study was published in three parts: an Executive Summary, Part One and Part Two.
April 10, 2009 More CMS schools will open this fall with high-poverty student populations.
Dec. 28, 2008 Science scores in CMS are, in a word, abysmal.
Dec. 11, 2008 Maps show where National Board-certified teachers serve in CMS – and where they don’t.
Sept. 24, 2008 CMS has launched a “data dashboard” on its website for better access to test scores and other information. The link referred to in the box above has gone bad and the dashboard project has been abandoned.
Aug. 26, 2008 Graphic tracks Critical Reading SAT scores against poverty statistics by high school.
June 25, 2008 Chart displays ethnic score gaps in CMS on high school end-of-course tests by subject.
June 24, 2008 Chart displays ethnic score gap in CMS on end-of-grade math scores.
May 28, 2008 CMS Supt. Peter Gorman told the school board May 27 that he would move seven principals, demoting or transferring incumbents who have led seven schools where academic improvement has lagged. The seven schools include the six elementaries marked in red on the list, and Ranson Middle, another high-poverty school. The plan shows Read More …
March 21, 2008 Academic performance and poverty As schoolhouse poverty rates fall, scores rise – and this is neither new, nor news At a meeting with the Fellowship in February, CMS Supt. Peter Gorman said he knew of no data that correlate to academic performance better than poverty statistics. The chart below, based on CMS Read More …