Advancing Equity Through Data-informed Decision-making in Massachusetts and Missouri - Shared screen with speaker view
Question 1: What are you hoping to get out of today's webinar
Dora Elias McAllister
Just here to learn
Question 2: What barriers have you encountered to enabling data-informed, equity-minded decision-making?
working with other state agencies to match critical data in a timely fashion.
Ethical concerns about extrapolating from small cell sizes (and using small cell sizes as an excuse not to engage in change). Separately, while we can see where educational equity gaps exist, figuring out what to do to address them is not always as easy.
Charles Lucious Perry
What are the Equity trends in this virtual and digital world we have experienced for the past six months? What future trends can we anticipate regarding the gaps in technology equity? WiFi and broadband access in low income communities?
In the Massachusetts data, the early indicator metrics seem skewed toward a past-traditional aged student population that is attending full-time (e.g., "on-time" credit accumulation; "timely" completion of gateway courses. Nationally, we have more adult students who are attending part-time, so these metrics don't seem to match. Have you had conversations about other metrics that might more accurately predict success for part-time students?
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Teri Hinds. I wonder what might be the reason for adult students attending more as full-time in MA..