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Postsecondary Feedback Systems: Is This Feedback Data Included in School and/or District Report Cards to the Public?

High school and district report cards are accountability reports that are distributed to the public and posted on the department of education's Web site. The reports typically include information on student demographics, performance indicators and school finance. The information below indicates which of the states with postsecondary feedback systems require feedback system data to be included in these school and district report cards to the public.

Why does it matter?

  • Communities have the right to know how well schools are preparing students for postsecondary education.

  • Highlights:
  • Currently, four states include feedback data on their accountability report cards.
  • One state, Ohio, will include the data beginning in 2012.

    Methodology: This information was collected from state statutes, rules and regulations, and state education agencies, and will be updated as new policies and programs are enacted.

    Sources for all data points are available through this link.

    Last updated: June 17, 2008

    Research conducted by Michael Colasanti. Please contact Jennifer Dounay Zinth at 303.299.3689 or with comments or questions about this database.
  • Is this feedback data included in school and/or district report cards to the public?
    Alabama No
    Arizona No
    Arkansas Yes, the school performance report must include information regarding college remediation rates for each high school.
    Colorado No
    Delaware No
    Florida No
    Georgia Yes, the school accountability report includes postsecondary remediation rates.
    Illinois No
    Kentucky No
    Louisiana No
    Maryland No
    Minnesota No
    Missouri No
    Montana No
    Nevada Yes, the report card must include the percentage of recently graduated students enrolled in remedial courses.
    North Carolina No
    Ohio No; however, by July 2012 feedback data will be added to the report.
    Oklahoma Yes, the Academic Performance Index (part of the school report card) includes as an indicator the college remediation rate.
    Oregon No
    South Carolina No
    South Dakota No
    Tennessee No
    Texas No
    Washington No
    West Virginia No

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