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Predictive Analytics Suggest Who Will Drop Out, Succeed in College

Predictive Analytics Popular Tool for Gauging Student Success

Predictive Analytics (PA) are increasingly used by school districts to gauge the likelihood of key student outcomes, according to TheJournal.com.

For example, school districts use PA to build early-warning indicators based on students' attendance, course failure and behavior in order to predict dropout, on-time graduation, and college and career readiness. 

"Predictive models are mostly regression-based analyses conducted to examine which student-classroom and/or school-based indicators empirically predict student outcomes," the article said.

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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