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ERIC Number: ED544260
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 66
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 8
Sustaining Coherent Reform: An Evaluation Guide for Districts and Schools
Cicchinelli, Louis F.; Barley, Zoe
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
This guide is designed to help districts and schools evaluate reform efforts related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), including School Improvement Grants. It includes practical, how-to tips for conducting program evaluations, whether one takes a "do-it-yourself" approach or seeks outside assistance to evaluate reform efforts.The guide will enable administrators and policymakers to: (1) plan a focused, practical evaluation; (2) develop a detailed evaluation plan; (3) conduct an evaluation of school reform implementation and impact; (4) report key findings in formats useful to major audiences; and (5) encourage use of evaluation findings for program improvement. The following are appended: (1) Evaluation Team Worksheets; and (2) Reporting and Evaluation Requirements for School Improvement grants. (Contains 8 exhibits and 13 resources.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009