Posts Tagged ‘Education’

My Brother’s Keeper: Data Dashboard

The federal government, through the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, compiled downloadable tables on a variety of national indicators of life outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. View the tool >

Best for: National statistics providing a snapshot of well-being across several domains, including economic opportunity, education, health, nutrition, and poverty

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National Center for Education Statistics: NAEP Data Explorer

The NAEP Data Explorer creates customizable and exportable tables, charts, and maps of results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, long-term trend assessments, and high school transcript studies. Data are disaggregated by race/ethnicity and sex. View the tool >

Best for: National and state disaggregated data on student academic performance and learning

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Promise Neighborhoods Institute: Accelerating Results for Black Males

This resource guide by the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink contains Black male achievement indicators and numerous resources and recommendations for collecting data on Black males in the community. View the tool >

Best for: Step-by-step guide to help neighborhoods identify and address barriers to improving outcomes of Black boys and young men

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Promise Neighborhoods Institute: Ensuring Black Males Are Successful Early Readers

This resource guide by the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink contains a framework, with indicators and results, that positions Black boys in the first eight years of their lives to develop into successful early readers. View the tool >

Best for: Guide to help communities connect Black boys to the supports they need to become proficient readers

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School Climate Survey

The Youth Committee of the Building Healthy Communities Initiative in Long Beach developed this survey to assess and identify experiences related to school climate and discipline. The survey is located within the report What Works: Transforming Conditions and Health Outcomes for Boys and Men of Color. View the tool >

Best for: Youth conducting surveys among other youth on school climate and discipline

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Schott Foundation for Public Education: Black Boys Data

The web site offers downloadable data tables and an interactive map of Black male graduation rates, NAEP reading and math scores, suspension rates, and more. Rankings of states and large districts are also available, plus statistics for Hispanic male graduation rates. View the tool >

Best for: Snapshot of how states and large districts are performing in educating Black males

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Communities That Care Youth Survey

This SAMHSA survey measures risk and protective factors shown in studies to predict adolescent problem behaviors, such as drug use, delinquency, and violence. View the tool >

Best for: Youth survey to measure risk and protective factors that predict adolescent problem behaviors

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U.S. Census Bureau: American FactFinder

American FactFinder is an online tool to search data from the Census Bureau’s censuses and surveys. Some data are disaggregated by race/ethnicity and sex and are searchable by state, county, and metropolitan area. View the tool >

Best for: Wide variety of data points, and comparisons with other demographic groups and geographic areas

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University of Washington: Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Approaches

This framework includes strategies, implementation indicators, and evaluation approaches for comprehensive preK-3rd grade efforts. Rather than focusing on child outcomes, this tool emphasizes changes in adult behaviors/skills and to the system itself. View the tool >

Best for: Developing and evaluating comprehensive preK-3rd grade efforts

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