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What are the Stakes? - Shared screen with speaker view
Alexza Barajas Clark
24:15
https://edtrust.org/tennessee/
Alexza Barajas Clark
24:27
https://thealliancetn.org/
Alexza Barajas Clark
24:47
https://thealliancetn.org/our-beliefs/
Alexza Barajas Clark
24:56
Welcome everyone!
Alexza Barajas Clark
26:16
We are so glad you are here! Please let us know in the chat where you are joining from, your title and org.
Melinda Judd
26:42
Melinda Judd, Nashville Public Education Foundation
Jack Hill
26:43
Jack Hill, P-12 Policy Fellow, Education Trust
Terri Totty
27:11
Terri Totty NPEF
Haley Mathews
27:19
Haley Mathews with ALLMemphis in Memphis, TN
Ali Jaffery
27:22
Ali Jaffery, Innovation Manager, Memphis Education Fund
Meili Powell
27:33
Meili Powell, ALLMemphis
Alexza Barajas Clark
27:38
Alexza Barajas Clark, Assistant Dir. at Ed Trust TN, Nashville
Reginald White
27:39
Reggie White, External Relations Manager, EdTrust-TN
Dominique Garrett
27:44
Dominique Thomas, Stand for Children
Alexza Barajas Clark
27:55
So good to see you all here!
Kiah Albritton (she/her)
28:23
Kiah Albritton, Policy & Comms Associate, EdTrust TN
Gini Pupo-Walker
28:46
Please put your questions in the Q & A section on your screen, and your comments and feedback in the Chat Section. Thank you!
Ashley Williams
28:57
Ashley Williams, Urban League of Greater Chattanooga
Teo Valdés
29:04
Teo Valdés, Chattanooga, I’m an EdD student at American University and I’m also a member of UnifiEd.
Emily Astor
29:05
Emily Astor, Maryville TN, Blount County Schools Teacher
Javier Solano
29:43
believe me, we understand! it's ok
Alexza Barajas Clark
29:43
No worries Dr. Swanson! We've all been there!
Melinda Judd
29:44
We understand the Mom life!!
Haley Mathews
29:48
Totally understandable!!
ERIKA BERRY
29:53
Erika Berry, Senior Director of Policy, TennesseeCAN
Alexza Barajas Clark
29:59
Welcome Dr. Swanson's kids! We are sorry they are sad!
Gini Pupo-Walker
30:05
We have all been there! Whether it's kids or dogs or neighbor's construction!
Emily Astor
30:08
Yes! We can all empathize!!
Jonathan Auld
30:09
Jon Auld, MNPS, Nashville, TN. And, we have all experienced that :-)
Dr. Jessica Swanson
36:26
If you want to watch our recording from last week’s webinar on what we’re finding so far regarding how districts are using the funds, click here: https://edunomicslab.org/2020/05/28/what-will-the-financial-turmoil-mean-for-public-education/The Annenberg-published brief on high-dose tutoring is here: https://annenberg.brown.edu/sites/default/files/EdResearch_for_Recovery_Design_Principles_1.pdf
Susanne Jackson
39:18
Susanne Jackson - volunteer with Stand for Children - Memphis
Teresena Medlock
42:13
Teresena Medlock - The Memphis Lift Parent Institute
Gini Pupo-Walker
43:30
Here's the link to this scatterplot: https://public.tableau.com/profile/edunomicslab#!/vizhome/TennesseeFY18-19/TNDashboard
Susanne Jackson
43:48
46th
Ali Jaffery
43:51
We are rated with a F right?
Sharmeen Russell
45:44
What's the accountability for meeting that is what I mean...
Sharmeen Russell
46:30
no...for actually doing any kind of engagement!
Gini Pupo-Walker
46:32
Yes! I'd love to know how folks might use this data and scatterplot!
Sharmeen Russell
46:40
or what?
Gini Pupo-Walker
47:28
Ali is correct. TN Got an F for our funding level and funding effort: https://edlawcenter.org/research/making-the-grade-2020.html
Teo Valdés
47:46
I think it will be interesting to see this over time as well, once you have access to this data for multiple years.
Teo Valdés
48:19
That makes sense.
Gini Pupo-Walker
48:43
Sharmeen - penalities don't really exist for states to conduct engagement.
Emily Lilley
51:08
I see, thanks!
Sharmeen Russell
51:36
Gini, how good do you think this financial data per school is for TN...since we've had issues with TN reporting per school?
Gini Pupo-Walker
52:57
https://comptroller.tn.gov/office-functions/research-and-education-accountability/interactive-tools/per-pupil-expenditures-by-school.html
Emily Astor
53:12
The last scatterplot seemed to suggest that there is a high incidence of schools with fewer economically disadvantaged students that still have high proficiency rates with lower spending rates. This raises questions about how the economics of student populations impact the effect of spending on outcomes.
Teo Valdés
53:52
Another factor that comes to mind for me is the way philanthropic dollars factor into these results. For example, in Hamilton County, Thrasher Elementary is one elementary school with the highest scores and lowest funding, but I think they have at least three teachers, possibly more, and other resources provided each year by the Mountain Education Fund, a foundation that only funds this school and two others in the district.
Emily Astor
54:26
Yes, the state one.
Emily Astor
55:21
Perhaps students need funding for services outside of the classroom. (Healthcare, housing, food security.)
Emily Lilley
56:10
A note, not a question: The TCSC team has been talking with folks at the state about the fidelity of specifically charter school info in the new PPE Dashboard, as there seem to be discrepancies. Trying to get to the bottom of that. For example, some schools within one CMO where there is a gap of thousands of dollars in reported spending but the schools don’t know why it looks that way in the dashboard. Hoping for better fidelity in these numbers in future.
Dr. Jessica Swanson
59:02
For more info on the mini-course or the Certificate in Ed Finance, please visit: https://edunomicslab.org/trainings-events/Email me at jessica.swanson@georgetown.edu if you’d like to be added to our newsletter.
Gini Pupo-Walker
59:38
From Jessica:
Gini Pupo-Walker
59:40
For more info on the mini-course or the Certificate in Ed Finance, please visit: https://edunomicslab.org/trainings-events/Email me at jessica.swanson@georgetown.edu if you’d like to be added to our newsletter.
Gini Pupo-Walker
01:04:50
He was in your pre-reading! :)
Susanne Jackson
01:05:11
Were the dollars in equivalents for 1940 and 2018 per pupil spending (adjusted for inflation, etc.)?
Teo Valdés
01:05:37
That’s really interesting.
Susanne Jackson
01:19:55
More effective professional development and mentoring (classroom monitoring and immediate advice on how to improve for example) might be significant - perhaps not competitive wages
Susanne Jackson
01:32:13
What works at highly funded schools like Andover - Phillips Academy and other very well endowed schools or districts? What are the outcomes? (and the investments)?
Gini Pupo-Walker
01:36:31
Please post your questions!
Teo Valdés
01:36:51
Thanks, I thought that was a a helpful breakdown of what we know about school funding and outcomes.
Jack Hill
01:38:17
Please take a minute to fill out a brief survey on today's session: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TSFLS_04
Dr. Jessica Swanson
01:39:14
Thanks, Chris! Here is the other link I mentioned: If you want to watch the Edunomics recording from last week’s webinar on what we’re finding so far regarding how districts are using the funds, click here: https://edunomicslab.org/2020/05/28/what-will-the-financial-turmoil-mean-for-public-education/
Emily Astor
01:40:18
Very helpful explanation of the literature.
Jonathan Auld
01:40:25
Thank you very much. That was very informative.
Teo Valdés
01:40:29
Thank you for making this available!