CCSD Turnaround Zone: An Overview of Outcomes
As a companion to our recent report, “The Impact of School Autonomy and Skilled School Leadership on Student Achievement: Lessons from Other States,” we examined data from CCSD’s Turnaround Zone, the only intervention currently in place for underperforming schools in the district. While acknowledging that the Turnaround Zone includes underperforming schools, data suggests that Turnaround Zone has not significantly changed the academic trajectories of the district’s worst performing schools. A review of district data suggests that despite higher graduation rates, the Turnaround Zone treatment effect has not provided graduating students with skills to ensure long-term post-secondary success, evidenced by lower college-going rates and higher remediation rates.
Per pupil funding at Clark County School District
September 1, 2017
Clark County School District (CCSD) has announced that it faces a budget shortfall of $60 million. In a recent memo, CCSD wrote, “Over the past few years, the revenue increases we have received from the state, from county property taxes and from the sales tax have not allowed us to keep up with our rising… Read more