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Beyond Test Scores: New Ways to Measure NYC's High Schools | The New School

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Published on Jul 11, 2012

What matters most in high school? Graduation rates and Regents test scores? College-oriented academics, supportive teachers - or extra-curricular activities? All of these things matter to students, but inside information is hard to find. There is also intense debate about what makes for a "good" high school and how this can be measured.

The Center for New York City Affairs and Insideschools.org will unveil Inside Stats, a new high school scorecard designed to provide a well-rounded picture of NYC's high schools using the data available now. But are there better ways to measure our schools?

Discussion with:

- Charissa Fernandez, chief operating officer, The After-School Corporation (TASC)
- Robert Hughes, president, New Visions for Public Schools
- Martin Kurzweil, senior executive director for Research, Accountability and Data, NYC DOE
- Miriam Nightengale, principal, Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science & Engineering
- Jacqueline Wayans, Bronx parent leader, Insideschools.org

Moderated by Clara Hemphill, Insideschools.org

Presented by the Center for New York City Affairs and Insideschools.org.
Center for New York City Affairs | http://newschool.edu/milano/nycaffairs
InsideSchools | http://insideschools.org

Study non-profit management, urban and environmental policy, human resources, and international affairs at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, a part of The New School in New York City. Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy | http://www.newschool.edu/milano

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT | http://www.newschool.edu/public-engag...

Supported by the Donors' Education Collaborative, the Sirus Fund and the Milano Foundation.

Location: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall
06/28/2012 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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