A few years ago, Jessica Baghian, the assistant superintendent and chief academic policy officer for the Louisiana Department of Education, was speaking on a panel at the Association for Education Finance and Policy conference. She said she was “riffing on” her frustration over K-12 accountability systems that fail to communicate what happens to students after they graduate from high school.

“It felt like we were missing an opportunity to tell schools more about what happens to students once their kids graduate,” she said.

Some high schools, she added, are “solving different challenges from day one” to get students back on track while others serve a population in which students arrive “three grade levels ahead.”

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