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ERIC Number: ED542921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Implementing Efficiencies in SEA Systems to Provide Differentiated Services to Support District and School Improvement. Benchmark. No. 1
Redding, S.
Building State Capacity and Productivity Center
Differentiating state services to support district and school improvement makes sense for two reasons: (1) support is most effective when targeted to the specific needs of the district or school, based on both performance data and diagnostic data about prevailing operational and professional practice; and (2) state resources of time and money are more efficiently allocated when targeted to the specific needs of the district or school rather than applied in a blanket manner to all districts or schools in a common strata of improvement status. In more recent years, many states have established means for differentiating districts and schools based on finer-grained analysis of student performance and diagnostically determining gaps in operational and professional practice that contribute to student outcomes. Likewise, the protocol for diagnosis has become more sophisticated: higher functioning districts and schools are provided instruments, tools, and procedures for self-diagnosis.
Building State Capacity and Productivity Center. Edvance Research, Inc. 9901 1H 10 West Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78230. Tel: 210-558-1902; e-mail: info@BSCPcenter.org; Web site: http://www.bscpcenter.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: Edvance Research, Inc., Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center)