The Office of Community Schools releases a bi-weekly newsletter sent to sent to all principals, CSDs and CBO supervisors.

Once a month, Continuous Improvement releases a new Data Tips & Tricks.

January 2019

Are you having trouble logging into the Data Portal and Attendance Heat Map? Check out our “Logging into the New Visions Data Portal and Attendance Heat Map” Tip Sheet– which explains how to access these tools.

Wondering how to boost students’ attendance in the winter months? Check out our “How to Find Trends in Student Populations” Tip Sheet – which includes tips and tricks on how to navigate the Attendance Heat Map and find trends in student populations.

Don’t miss out on New Visions’ newly released Credit Gaps Tip Sheet and the webinar recording, “Addressing Credit Gaps in the High School Data Portal” to learn how to ensure all students are programmed for the courses they need to be on track for graduation.

December 2018

The Continuous Improvement Guide: A Guide for Principals and Community School Directors provides an overview of the three beliefs that drive the use of data for continuous improvement in NYC Community Schools. Learn new techniques for data inquiry, analyzing root causes, and building accountability in schools. The guide includes data tips and tricks, strategies, resources and more!

You can now bulk assign students to interventions and supports in the Data Portal! Use the heat map to filter students and then copy the OSIS numbers into the search bar in the Data Portal. Learn more with this tip sheet: “Tips for Cross-Referencing Students between the Heat Map and the Data Portal to Assign Interventions.”

Wondering how to boost students’ attendance in the winter months? Check out our “Boosting student attendance in the winter months!” Tip Sheet– which includes tips and tricks on how to reflect on data at the weekly meeting and how to use the Heat Map and the Data Portal to assign interventions.