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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Mokher, Christine; Cavalluzzo, Linda – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011
This presentation focuses on the quasi-experimental methods used to select comparison schools for an evaluation of a federal investing in innovation (i3) validation grant. The Northeast Tennessee College and Career Ready Consortium (NETCO) consists of 29 high schools participating in a five-year program to expand students' access to rigorous…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Probability, Grants, Intervention
Cavalluzzo, Linda – CNA Corporation, 2004
Opportunities for online K-12 education are expanding dramatically throughout the United States. This paper describes some of the organizational models that have been developed to provide online education to public school students, including their key strengths and challenges. The review is intended to help state and local school officials weigh…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Computer Software Reviews
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Cavalluzzo, Linda; Lowther, Deborah L.; Mokher, Christine; Fan, Xitao – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2012
The 2006-11 Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia at CNA conducted a rigorous evaluation of the Kentucky Virtual Schools hybrid algebra I curriculum. The curriculum combines traditional face-to-face instruction with an online program. This study used a two-cohort sample with 25 high schools in year 1 (SY 07/08: 13 treatment and 12 control)…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Achievement, Teacher Surveys, Grade 9
Cavalluzzo, Linda C. – CNA Corporation, 2004
Many states and districts are moving toward more targeted compensation policies as a way to attract higher quality candidates into the teaching profession and to encourage increases in productivity among current teachers. Rather than align pay increases only to level of education and years of experience, for example, many school systems have…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Certification, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
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Cavalluzzo, Linda; Clinton, Yvette; Holian, Laura; Marr, Linda; Taylor, Lydotta – Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia, 2009
The report examines rates of participation in West Virginia's universal, voluntary prekindergarten (PreK) program from 2002-03 to 2006-07. It describes the share of seats provided by collaborative partners and public school systems and analyzes participation rates by demographic and socioeconomic subgroup and county characteristics. Reported…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Income, Preschool Education, Educational Finance
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Cavalluzzo, Linda; Clinton, Yvette; Holian, Laura; Marr, Linda; Taylor, Lydotta – Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia, 2009
The report examines rates of participation in West Virginia's universal, voluntary prekindergarten (PreK) program from 2002-03 to 2006-07. It describes the share of seats provided by collaborative partners and public school systems and analyzes participation rates by demographic and socioeconomic subgroup and county characteristics. Reported…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Preschool Education, Statistical Analysis, Counties
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Grehan, Anna; Cavalluzzo, Linda; Gnuschke, John; Hanson, Ryan; Oliver, Simon; Vosters, Kelly – Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia, 2011
This study examines the first four years of Tennessee's Voluntary Prekindergarten program, directed to four-year-olds eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. It reviews participation levels and trends for the program as a whole, for collaborative partner classrooms, and for student and district subgroups and discusses the geographic distribution…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Preschool Education, Geographic Distribution, Maps
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Jordan, Will J.; Cavalluzzo, Linda; Corallo, Christopher – Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 2006
The research reported in this paper examined a set of innovative high school programs on community college campuses. Specifically, a full-time dual enrollment program and 4 middle college high schools were studied. The authors used in-depth interviews and observational data to investigate the structure, processes, and perceptions of effectiveness…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Case Studies, High Schools
Cavalluzzo, Linda; Lopez, David; Ross, John; Larson, Miriam – Appalachia Educational Laboratory at Edvantia (NJ1), 2005
In 2002, the Tennessee Department of Education asked the Appalachia Educational Laboratory (AEL) at Edvantia, Inc. to develop content for online professional development that would help meet the goals of the state's Reading First Program. In response, laboratory staff developed and subsequently delivered Assessment and Intervention in a…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Grade 3, Reading Programs, State Programs
Corallo, Christopher; Redfield, Doris; Jordan, Will; Cavalluzzo, Linda – CNA Corporation, 2004
The purpose of this planning tool is to provide educators with a road map for developing a high school/college collaborative program on a college campus. The tool is designed to guide the user through decisions about building a high school/postsecondary education partnership, developing a planning team, building a program of study, developing a…
Descriptors: High Schools, Campuses, College School Cooperation, Guidance Programs
Husted, Thomas A.; Cavalluzzo, Linda C. – 2001
A federation of alternative schools called New Collaborative Schools (NCS) has been proposed to improve educational outcomes of academically able but low-performing high school students. The NCS model would combine the advantages of high school-college collaborations with the most effective practices for improving the educational experiences of…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Practices, High Risk Students
Hansen, Michael L.; Lien, Diana S.; Cavalluzzo, Linda C.; Wenger, Jennie W. – CNA Corporation, 2004
Evidence suggests that compensation affects teacher retention. In general, studies have concluded that higher teacher pay increases the likelihood that a person will continue to teach. Similarly, attractive earnings opportunities outside teaching encourage people to leave the teaching profession. While these findings are intuitive, researchers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Labor Force, Teacher Persistence, Urban Areas
Ross, John D.; Thigpin, Carol; Cavalluzzo, Linda; Guzman, Joseph; Patterson, Leslie – AEL, 2004
In spring 2004, more than 1,200 teachers and principals in Tennessee participated in online professional development as part of the state?s Reading First grant. The opportunity also allowed the state to investigate the possibility of using online professional development to help teachers meet high-quality teacher requirements. Staff at the…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Scores, Reading Teachers, Instructional Design