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This Powerpoint Presentation compares the latest statistical information reported on Texas students specifically, as well as student performance data of USA students and students from other countries.

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  • 1. A Glimpse into Our Future.
    Rewarding ourselves for a job well done!
    Presented by Camisha Williams, Special Educator for FBISD

2. Nothing is more important than education. Our states future tax base and fiscal well-being depend directly on a highly educated work force."Carole Keeton Strayhorn, Texas Comptroller
Source:http://www.window.state.tx.us/comptrol/wwstand/wws0512ed/ Retrieved 20 September 2009
3. Ask any Texas educator and
Ask Any Texas Educator
... and we will proudly attest that we, asTexas educators, strive to achieve excellence when implementing educational standards for our students in preparation for higher education.
4. Ask any Texas educator and
Proof of Our Hard Work
... is evident through the results of our students TAKS scores, and ultimately their SAT scores
5. Our TAKS Performance in 2008 . . .
Source: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/reporting/results/summary/2009/taks_spr09_g11.pdf Retrieved: 10 September 2009
6. Yet
Preparation for College
. . . according to the National Center for Public Policy and National Education, Texas received the following grades in the respective categories
Source: http://measuringup2008.highereducation.org/print/NCPPHEMUNationalRpt.pdf Retrieved 2 September 2009
7. Yet
Preparation for College
Education Next has also compared the performance of individual state proficiency achievement scores to achievement on the
National Assessment of Educational Progress testing.
Source: http://educationnext.org/johnycanreadinsomestates/ Retrieved 2 September 2009
8. Yet
Our Report Card. . .
If those were the grades of
our students, what would we tell them?
Are these grades
good enough?
9. Yet
Assessing Our Performance . . .
. . . according to the
National Center for Public Policy and National Education,
Texas was
amongst the lowest ranked states in terms of preparation for higher education provided to its students.
Source: http://measuringup2008.highereducation.org/print/NCPPHEMUNationalRpt.pdf Retrieved 2 September 2009
10. Using National Standardized Tests as an Indicator of Success . . .
Then. . .
In 2009Texas ranked #49 in Verbal SAT scores.
Source:
http://www.window.state.tx.us/comptrol/wwstand/wws0512ed/ Retrieved 1 September 2009
11. Using National Standardized Tests as an Indicator of Success . . .
Then. . .
In 2009Texas ranked #46 in Math SAT scores.
Source:
http://www.window.state.tx.us/comptrol/wwstand/wws0512ed/ Retrieved 1 September 2009
12. Using National Standardized Tests as an Indicator of Success . . .
Then. . .
In 2009Texas ranked #36 amongst the national average of high school graduation rates.
Source:
http://www.window.state.tx.us/comptrol/wwstand/wws0512ed/ Retrieved 1 September 2009
13. And Other States. . .
Then. . .
What about the other states that make up our national performance statistics?
14. Comparison to Other States. . .
Then. . .
Source:
Source: http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/states/uschartsat.html Retrieved 30 August 2009
15. Looking at Our Nation as a Whole
Then. . .
So how do we as a state, part of a great nation, contribute to our nations educational performance?
16. Yet
Where Does Our Nation rank?
For the past 20
years, the
United States has
illustrated a
steady decline in
its national
education
performance and
accountability
While Texas has
shown minimal
to no growth in
its efforts to
prepare students
for higher
education
17. Have We Made Strides in Delivering a Quality Education?
Then. . .
What are the results of what we considered advancements in education?
18. Then. . .
Then. . .
In 1989The United States ranked number one in the world in education.
Source:
Source: US Education System Slips in Rankings, CBS News. 15 September 2005
19. Now. . .
Now . . .
In 2009The United States ranks number 9 in the world in education.
Source:
Source: US Education System Slips in Rankings, CBS News. 15 September 2005
20. Now. . .
Now . . .
. . . about 25% of 15-year-olds fall into the lowest proficiency level on assessments of skills and knowledge.
Source: Education Guardian, 8 September 2006
21. Now. . .
Now . . .
15-year-olds in the United States are below average in applying math skills to real-life tasks.
Source: US Education System Slips in Rankings, CBS News. 15 September 2005
22. Now. . .
Now . . .
Nationally, the likelihood of 9th graders completing high school and enrolling in college by age 19 has declined .
Source: Higher Education Progress Stalled Despite High School Improvements; Students, Families Lose Ground on College Affordability. 15 September 2004
23. Now. . .
In 2005. . .
Population for the
United States of America was
307,561,692
Source: www.census.gov/ Retrieved 1 September 2009
24. Now. . .
Also in 2005. . .
Population of Belgium was
10,364,388
Source: www.nationsencyclopedia.com/.../Belgium-POPULATION.htmlRetrieved 3 September 2008
25. Now. . .
Although. . .
for every 1 Belgium citizen, there were 30 US citizens
26. Now. . .
Both. . .
countries tied for 7th place
for adults aged 24-34 who hold college degrees.
Source: US Education System Slips in Rankings, CBS News. 15 September 2005
27. Now. . .
In as Recent as 2006 . . .
International standardized test illustrate a decline in US performance when compared to other countries
28. Now. . .
Comparisons at a Glance . . .
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), international standardized test illustrate a decline in US performance as compared to other countries
Average PISA scores of 15-year-old students on combined reading literacy scale, by jurisdiction: 2000, 2003, and 2006
(4) Error in printing the test, no scores reported.
Source: http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/2009/analysis/tablea02.aspRetrieved 18 September 2009
29. Now. . .
If These Stats Represent Our Now. . .
Since 2000, the United States has consistently illustrated a decline in its student academic performance measurements, while other countries have demonstrated a consistent measure of stability or growth in all core academic areas.
Source: http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/2009/analysis/tablea02.aspRetrieved 18 September 2009
30. Now. . .
What Stats Will be Presented to Us in Our Future . . .
31. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
If our students are performing on this level now
32. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
What jobs, what quality of life awaits them in the future of a global economy?
33. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
If were falling behind other countries now
34. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
What will our economic role be in the future?
35. Now. . .
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ?
The OECD is the same entity that has studied countries and student performance as it contributes to a global society.
Source: Gap Between Rich and Poor Growing Oct. 21, 2008 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/21/business/main4535488.shtml Retrieved 25 September 2009
36. Now. . .
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ?
The United States has the highest inequality and poverty in the OECD after Mexico and Turkey, and the gap has increased rapidly since 2000,
Source: Gap Between Rich and Poor Growing Oct. 21, 2008 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/21/business/main4535488.shtml Retrieved 25 September 2009
37. Now. . .
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ?
Fast Fact The U.S. has the 3rd highest inequality and poverty among nations studied, and the gap has increased rapidly since 2000.
Source: Gap Between Rich and Poor Growing Oct. 21, 2008 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/21/business/main4535488.shtml Retrieved 25 September 2009
38. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
In the US, the richest 10% earn an average of $93,000.
Source: Gap Between Rich and Poor Growing Oct. 21, 2008 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/21/business/main4535488.shtml Retrieved 25 September 2009
39. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
In the US, the poorest 10% earn an average of $5,800.
Source: Gap Between Rich and Poor Growing Oct. 21, 2008 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/10/21/business/main4535488.shtml Retrieved 25 September 2009
40. Now. . .
And who are these poorest earners?
Source: http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/09poverty.shtml Retrieved: 26 September 2009
41. Now. . .
Whats the Connection?
The chart below represents the estimated maximum earning potential of Texas students who have reportedly dropped out or have been identified as low performing students.
Source: http://www.educationatlas.com/value-of-higher-education.htmlRetrieved 25 September 2009
42. Texas Drop Outs. . .
Texas schools are losing one student every four minutes.
Source: http://www.idra.org/Attrition/Study/High_School_Attrition_Rates_Across_Texas_Education_Service_Center_Regions/ Retrieved 25 September 2009
43. Now. . .
But cou