If they are not from the moon (or Mars, Venus, etc.), our incoming 9th graders should have been tested frequently in all sorts of ways. So how does a skill center project access this data to identify the students most at-risk to fail in high school? Who can answer this question??
Here's my bright idea. Middle school teachers recommend tracking for several freshman courses. Why not make skill center mandatory for all C2 students based on their tracking. So if you're C2 math, take a math skill center. C2 in a language based course (does English track??) you take a literacy skill center. Problem then is how do we assess progress?
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