Beat The Odds

Chicago's Charter Schools Elevate Student Achievement


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What is a "Beat the Odds" School...

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At Least 90% Students of Color
At Least 90% Free- or Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible
Earned a Level 1/1+ on CPS' School Quality Rating Policy (SQRP)

Data Deep-Dive

Chicago's 114 CPS charter public schools serve 54,南部和西部的633名学生——其中大多数是有色人种的学生,有资格享受免费/减价午餐. 特许社区的低收入有色人种学生比整个地区高9%以上.

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Best Practices

Across the city, high-performing charter public schools continue to drive student achievement, particularly for low-income students of color. To better understand what practices and policies are guiding this advantage, we interviewed six “beat the odds” charter school leaders. From these conversations, 10bet2021官方领导提升了六项关键实践,他们认为这将对学生的成绩起到推动作用.

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    Continuum of Care

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    Strong Adult Culture

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    Centralized Data Teams

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    Flexible Staffing Models

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    Strong Civic Engagement

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    Prioritizing Attendance

Meet the "Beat the Odds" Schools