ERIC Number: EJ1091869
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Publication Date: 2015-Aug
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How to Identify High-Growth Schools
Pfeiffer, Linda E.
Parenting for High Potential, v4 n7 p18-19 Aug 2015
When researching school options, parents may want to look for schools with high-growth scores which, according to research, may be indicators of other characteristics such as programming, leadership, culture, and size. This quick guide offers parents tips on how to identify high-growth schools and what to ask when evaluating school options. An additional section discusses what student growth measures are, and the challenges that exist in how to present student data as a whole.
Descriptors: School Choice, High Achievement, School Effectiveness, Educational Indicators, Guidelines, Evaluation Criteria, Standardized Tests, Information Utilization, Scores, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001