What Effect Does New Tech Have on Attendance Rates?

According to the New Tech Foundation, the New Tech curriculum increases attendance rates. From 2007-2009, seven New Tech high schools have opened across Indiana. There is no evidence to indicate that New Tech has had any effect on the attendance rate, neither positive nor negative.

Attendance Rates at Indiana New Tech Schools (with dates of first year)

Arsenal New Tech – 2007/2008
http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=5469&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

School of Ideas – Decatur Central – 2007/2008
http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=5177&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

Zebra New Tech – Rochester – 2007/2008
/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=2173&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

Bloomington New Tech – 2008/2009
No information available on Indiana Department of Education’s web site

Columbus Signature Academy – 2008/2009

Columbus North 2008/2009
http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=0397&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

Columbus East 2008/2009
http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=0399&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

North Davies Jr/Senior High School – 2008/2009
http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/benchmark.cfm?subnum=0&hidden=0399&ip95=checked&istavg=checked&colobg=FFFFFF

Tiger New Tech – 2009/2010 No data available

Wayne High School – 2009/2010 No data available

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