ECRA Group Partners with Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA) to Promote Evidence-based Practice

ECRA Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA). This newly formed partnership will offer school districts resources to support evidence-based practice by quantifying the impact that investments in programs, interventions, and school improvement initiatives are having on student outcomes. Connect with ECRA Group to learn…

ECRA Brand Update

ECRA Group is excited to announce that we have refreshed our logo and have refined our visual identity. Our brand hasn’t changed. We remain committed to partnering with school districts, harnessing the power of predictive analytics, and helping school leaders bring decisions into focus. Our new logo efficiently communicates who we are and quite simply…

AASA Extends School Solutions Partnership With ECRA Group To Help Schools Evaluate Equity Initiatives

Official Announcement from AASA on September 23, 2021 AASA is pleased to announce that we have extended our partnership with ECRA Group to help schools document the impact of their equity initiatives. ECRA, a long-standing school solutions partner of AASA, is a premier research and analytics firm focused on assisting educational leaders improve student outcomes…

The single most important pitfall for Illinois schools to avoid when interpreting ISBE Student Growth Percentiles (SGPs)

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently released student growth percentiles (SGPs) to Illinois school districts in preparation of the new school accountability system and the launch of the new Illinois school report card. While incorporating student growth into the school accountability system is a step in the right direction, it is important to recognize that ISBE SGP results are reported within an accountability context not a school improvement context.