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REL Midwest Event: Connecting with Parents about Early Warning Systems: Tips and Resources for State Education Agencies
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September 13, 2016

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Central Time
(2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time)

Location: Webinar

Description: This webinar, part of the REL Learning Series on Early Warning Systems (EWS), will address strategies and tools that state education agencies can use to communicate with parents about early warning systems and student data privacy. The webinar will include the release of a short video that introduces what EWS are and how they are used by schools. Presenters will discuss strategies districts can use to edit and share this brochure with families.

Research Alliance: Dropout Prevent Research Alliance

Audience: The intended audience for this event includes state education agency staff, teachers, principals, and district staff.

Speakers:

Name: Emily Loney (moderator)
Title: Researcher
Affiliation: American Institutes for Research

Name: Paige Kowalski
Title: Executive Vice President
Affiliation: Data Quality Campaign

Name: Susan Therriault
Title: Principal Researcher
Affiliation: American Institutes for Research

Name: Sarah Rand
Title: Communications Consultant
Affiliation: American Institutes for Research

Report Citation: Since one report does not cover the full range discussed in this webinar, the event will be based on a combination of the reports below.

Bridgeland, L., Dilulio, J., Streeter, R., & Mason, J. (2008). One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America’s high schools. Washington, DC: Civic Enterprises. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED503358.pdf

Data Quality Campaign. (2013). Using early warning data to keep students on track toward college and careers: A primer for state policymakers. Washington, DC: Data Quality Campaign. Retrieved from http://www.dataqualitycampaign.org/wp-content/uploads/files/DQC%20Early%20Warning%20June12.pdf

Data Quality Campaign. (2016). Data Can Help Every Student Excel. Washington, DC: Data Quality Campaign. Retrieved from http://dataqualitycampaign.org/resource/data-can-help-every-student-excel/

Dhillon, S., Norris, M., & Mallet, E. (2015). Summary of state approaches to early warning systems. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest.

Dynarski, M., Clarke, L., Cobb, B., Finn, J., Rumberger, R., and Smink, J. (2008). Dropout prevention: A practice guide (NCEE 2008–4025). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance. Retrieved from https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practice_guides/dp_pg_090308.pdf

Frazelle, S., & Nagel, A. (2015). A practitioner’s guide to implementing early warning systems (REL 2015–056). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/northwest/pdf/REL_2015056.pdf

Greene, J. P., & Winters, M. (2005). Public high school graduation and college readiness rates, 1991–2002. New York: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

Harvard Family Research Project. (2013) Tips for administrators, teachers, and families: How to share data effectively. Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) Newsletter, 5(2). Retrieved from http://www.hfrp.org/var/hfrp/storage/fckeditor/File/7-DataSharingTipSheets-HarvardFamilyResearchProject.pdf

Henderson, A., & Mapp, K. (2012). A new wave of evidence: The impact of school, family, and community connections on student achievement. Austin, TX: National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools. Retrieved from https://www.sedl.org/connections/resources/evidence.pdf

Howard, T. C. (2003). A tug of war for our minds: African American high school students' perceptions of their academic identities and college aspirations. High School Journal, 87, 4-17.

National School Public Relations Association. (2011). National Survey Pinpoints communication Preferences in School Communication. Rockville, MD: Author. Retrieved from https://www.nspra.org/files/docs/Release%20on%20CAP%20Survey.pdf

Privacy Technical Assistance Center. (2014). Transparency best practices for schools and districts. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Privacy Technical Assistance Center.

Snyder, T., & Dillow, S. (2011). Digest of education statistics 2010 (2011-015). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences.

Therriault, S., Heppen, J., O’Cummings, M., Fryer, A., & Johnson, A. (2010). Early warning system implementation guide. Washington, DC: National High School Center.

Toldson, I. A. (2008). Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age African-American males. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

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