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					                                                                                                                                                                    Education Dashboard Data File

                                                                                                                                                                      Demographic            Ranking 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09                             2010-       2011-
    Category             Measure              Measure Defined                                             Why It Matters                                                                                                                                   2009-10                                Data Source                   Data Link             Measured
                                                                                                                                                                       Measured              (where                                                                      2011        2012
                                                                            Michigan’s Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)test measures student                                                                                                                                                Source: Michigan,1
                                               Percentage of third                                                                                                        Michigan                              N/A       N/A       58.4%       58.9%       64.5%        63.2%       62.0%
                    Third Grade Reading                                 achievement in math, science, reading, social studies and writing. This measure tells                                                                                                                                 Department of Education,           607,7-140-      Updated annually in
                                                graders who are
                         Proficiency                                      us how many third graders are proficient in reading, which is an early predictor of       Michigan-Economically                                                                                                      Michigan Educational           22709_31168---         February
                                               proficient in reading                                                                                                                                            N/A       N/A       43.5%       44.4%       51.8%        50.3%       49.0%
                                                                                                    future academic success.                                           Disadvantaged                                                                                                           Assessment Program                 ,00.html
                                              Percentage of students     We need Michigan students to achieve higher levels of academic proficiency over                  Michigan                              N/A       N/A         N/A       17.2%       15.0%        12.4%       14.5%
                    Student Academic          making more than one                                           time.                                                                                                                                                                                                         https://www.mischool Updated annually in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MI School Data
   Student          Growth, Grades 3-8         year of growth in both
                                                 math and reading
                                                                              This measure shows how many students are demonstrating academic
                                                                                               growth in both math and reading.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                N/A       N/A         N/A       17.4%       15.7%        13.2%       14.8%
                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan                              N/A      12.4%      14.8%       14.9%       16.0%        17.3%       17.7%                                 https://www.mischool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MI School Data (based on
                                              Percentage of students      On the ACT, certain scores tell us which students are more likely to succeed in                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ACT scores taken as part of                     Updated annually in
                  ACT College Readiness        meeting ACT college      college. This measure is important because it represents college readiness based                                                                                                                                                                 ollegeReadiness/AC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the Michigan Merit Exam                             June
                                              readiness benchmarks                                      on a national test.                                         Michigan-Economically                                                                                                                                TCollegeReadiness/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                N/A       3.2%       4.6%       4.9%         5.3%         5.9%       6.6%              (MME))
                                                                                                                                                                       Disadvantaged                                                                                                                                            rend.aspx

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Michigan Department of       http://www.michigan.
   School             Schools Meeting
                      Adequate Yearly
                                              Percentage of schools      This measure shows the percentage of schools that are making progress toward
                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan                            85.4%      82.3%      79.8%       85.6%       86.2%        79.3%       81.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Education, Bureau of         gov/mde/0,1607,7- Updated annually in
                                               meeting federal AYP                        federal school accountability requirements.                                                                                                                                                            Assessment and            140-22709_22875---      August
Accountability        Progress (AYP)              requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Accountability                 ,00.html

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Michigan Department of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2009:                    2011:
                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan                              N/A        NA         N/A                     N/A                            Education, Michigan Youth
                                               Percentage of high                                                                                                                                                                               24%                      22.7%
                                                                      Bullying has a significant negative impact on the social emotional health of youth, as                                                                                                                                 Risk Behavior Survey, 2009
                                              school students who                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Updated biennially in
                  Self-reported Bullying on                                 well as their educational outcomes. Students who are bullied have higher
                                            reported being bullied in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 November
                      School Property                                 absenteeism rates, are at greater risk of dropping out, and are at increased risk for
                                            the previous 12 months
                                                                                      depression, suicide, and other mental health problems.                                                                                                                                                 Centers for Disease Control
  Culture of                                                                                                                                                                U.S.                                N/A        NA         N/A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2011:                 and Prevention (CDC),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19.9%                    20.1%                  Youth Risk Behavior
  Learning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Surveillance System, 2009

                                               Percentage of eligible Michigan schools can help students receive adequate nutrition by providing meals to                                                    Breakfast: Breakfast: Breakfast: Breakfast:   Breakfast:   Breakfast:            Michigan Department of
                        School Meals         students who participate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                          children who are eligible for free and reduced-price meals. This measure is                                                          25%        24%        24%        26%           35%          35%               Education, Office of Grants,                       Updated annually in
                        Participation        in the free/reduced-price important because a nutritious breakfast and lunch play a major role in a student's                Michigan                                                                                                                                          de/0,1607,7-140-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lunch:     Lunch:     Lunch:     Lunch:       Lunch:       Lunch:               Coordination and School                                March
                                              breakfasts and lunches                                       ability to learn.                                                                                   56%        57%        58%       61.17%        69.7%        68.7%                       Support             6530_6569---,00.html

                  Number of Districts with     Number of districts in                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan Department of
                                                 deficit for three      Districts need to make careful choices with funding allocation. This measure shows                                                                                                                                                                                       Updated annually in
Value for Money     Ongoing Deficits
                                               consecutive years or            the number of school districts that spend more funds than they receive.
                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan                               8          7         10          13          17           28                 Education, Office of State     de/0,1607,7-140-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Aid and School Finance      6530_6605---,00.html

                                                                                                                                                                     Michigan Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                N/A       3.5%        N/A       4.0%         4.2%

                                                                         Affordability continues to be one of the most significant barriers to enrollment in           U.S. Community
                                             Cost for first-time full-                                                                                                                                          N/A       3.7%        N/A       3.8%         4.1%                               National Center for
                   Tuition and Fees as a                               Michigan higher education institutions. This metric describes the cost of a college or             Colleges
                                           time undergraduates as                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Education Statistics, IPEDS                          Updated annually in
                  Percent of Median Family                               university education relative to the economic position of Michigan's citizens. This                                                                                                                                                                        N/A
                                             a percent of median                                                                                                       Michigan 4-year                                                                                                              Data Center                                        January
                           Income                                      measure includes only the cost of in-state tuition and fees for one year. It does not
                                                family income                                                                                                           Colleges and                            N/A      12.5%        N/A       15.9%       17.0%                             and U.S. Census Bureau
                                                                                                include the cost of room and board.

                                                                                                                                                                     U.S. 4-year Colleges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                N/A       9.6%        N/A       10.7%       11.3%
                                                                                                                                                                       and Universities

Post-secondary                                                          This is the percentage of enrolled students that require any developmental education
                   Community College
  Education       Students Who Require
                                                                           (math or English/reading) based upon the institution's placement testing. Many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2008: 57% 2009: 62% 2010: 62%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michigan Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Updated annually in
                                                                          underprepared students place into developmental math or English, and this is an                                                                 58%                                                                   College Association                                    January
                  Developmental Courses
                                                                         important input variable insofar as it provides a context to the data from which the
                                                                                                     college is being evaluated.

                                                                         This is the percent of students that were enrolled in the first, fall term and are still
                                                                        enrolled in the next full academic term. Research has indicated that the first year is
                    Community College         Fall term to next term     critical for all college students. For community colleges specifically, students are                                                             2007:                                                                 Michigan Community                                Updated annually in
                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan                                                2008: 72% 2009: 74% 2010: 73%                                                                     N/A
                      Retention Rate               retention rate         often lost after their first term. Therefore, fall to next term retention is the most                                                           71%                                                                   College Association                                    January
                                                                                           relevant and useful indicator for community colleges.

                                                                                                                                                                                             Michigan         2006:      2007:      2008:       2009:       2010:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Ranking: 10       80.4%      80.8%      80.3%       81.1%       82.1%
                                                                          First-year retention rates are an important measure of student satisfaction with a                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               NCHEMS Information
                    University First-year      First to second-year      higher education institution. The measure is defined as the percentage of students                                                                                                                                                                                      Updated annually in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Center                 r=2010&level=nation&
                      Retention Rate               retention rate        who enrolled as first-time, full-time students who return one year later (status year)                                                                                                                                                                                        April
                                                                                   as either full- time or part-time students at the same institution.                                                                                                                                                                     mode=data&state=0&s
                                                                                                                                                                                                              2006:       2007:     2008:       2009:       2010:                                                             ubmeasure=224
                                                                                                                                                                                                              77.7%       78%       78.2%       78.6%       79.5%

                                                                                                                                                              Education Dashboard Data File

                                                                                                                                                                Demographic    Ranking 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09                     2010-      2011-
    Category          Measure             Measure Defined                                             Why It Matters                                                                                                                  2009-10                              Data Source               Data Link              Measured
                                                                                                                                                                 Measured      (where                                                              2011       2012
                                                                        This rate represents the percentage of students who successfully completed a
                                                                       degree, earned a certificate or transferred to another institution within six years.
                 Community College                                   Measuring success at the community-college level is complicated. These institutions
                    Completion/                                       have diverse missions and student bodies. Students have a wide range of career                                                                                                                    Michigan Community                               Updated annually in
                                                                                                                                                                   Michigan                      N/A     N/A    2008: 44% 2009: 48%   2010: 48%   2011: 49%                                              N/A
                 Graduation/Transfer                                    and academic goals, and more than half are enrolled part time. These factors                                                                                                                    College Association                                   January
                       Rates                                               require a different approach than the methods used for federal reporting
                                                                      requirements. The approach involves a broader definition of success and extends
                                                                            the tracking period to reflect the part-time enrollment of many students.
  Education                                                                                                                                                        Michigan
                                                                                                                                                                                                2006:   2007:    2008:     2009:        2010:
                                                                                                                                                                                                59.1%   59.1%    59.7%     60.4%        60.7%                                         
    (Con't)      University Graduation   Six-year graduation rate    University graduation rates measure both student success and how well Michigan's                                                                                                                 NCES Digest for Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Updated annually in
                         Rate            for Michigan universities           system of public universities is meeting student educational needs.                                                                                                                             Statistics                                     April
                                                                                                                                                                                                2006:   2007:    2008:     2009:        2010:                                                      es/dt10_341.asp
                                                                                                                                                                                                54.8%   55.0%    54.9%     55.7%        56.0%

                                                                                                                                                                                        2005:   2006:   2007:    2008:     2009:       2010:
                                                                                                                                                                                        32.7%   32.3%   32.7%    32.8%     32.8%       33.6%
                                                                       Graduation at the community college or university level is one measure of the
                                                                     success of our post-secondary education system. High college enrollment and the                                                                                                                                            http://factfinder2.cens
                    Population with          Percentage of
                                                                      number of students receiving degrees contribute to the quality of the state's work                                                                                                                U.S. Census Bureau, Updated annually in
                 Associate's Degree or   population 25 years and
                                                                                                          force.                                                                                                                                                        American Fact Finder    ages/searchresults.xht      January
                        Higher                     over
                                                                                                                                                                                        2005:   2006:   2007:    2008:     2009:       2010:
                                                                                                                                                                                        34.6%   34.4%   34.9%    35.2%     35.4%       35.8%

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