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Outliers 2020

Summary A+ Colorado’s signature Outliers report is a compendia of which districts are beating the odds in terms of student outcomes, and which districts are behind the curve across many different metrics. It provides the state of the State for education, and identifies noteworthy districts that are supporting excellent outcomes for students. Given the COVID-19 pandemic disruption in our schools,...

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Outlier.org Launches World-Class, For-Credit College Courses for $400

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Outlier.org, a new online education platform that offers comprehensive, engaging, and beautifully-produced online courses that earn students real college credit, announced today the pilot launch of two courses for the Fall 2019 semester: Calculus I and Introduction to Psychology.  Beginning today, interested students have the opportunity to enroll in each of the courses to...

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California’s Positive Outliers: Districts Beating the Odds

To succeed in the 21st century, young people need to be able to think critically, collaborate effectively, communicate clearly, solve complex problems, and continue to learn independently throughout their lives. In order to equip the next generation of Californians with these skills, the state adopted new learning standards and assessments that require all students to engage in higher-order thinking and...

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Students of Color Show Extraordinary Levels of Academic Achievement in Some California School Districts

In some California school districts, students of color are reaching extraordinary levels of academic achievement—defying trends and exceeding the performance of students of similar backgrounds in other districts across the state. A new report by the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) examined which districts have excelled at supporting the learning of students of color as well as White students, taking into...

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