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ERIC Number: EJ846832
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1934-6875
A Collaborative Partnership Evaluation Project: Assessing a Middle School Initiative
Witte, James E.; Witte, Maria Martinez; Saltiel, Iris; Hackett, Paul T.; Hesler, Kathy; Johnson, Mike
Journal of Educational Research & Policy Studies, v5 n1 p91-98 Spr 2005
A collaborative partnership provides school administrators and university researchers an opportunity to evaluate a school-based initiative. Richards Middle School (RMS) in Columbus, Georgia identified school improvement goals and involved university researchers in a collaborative evaluation with implications for strengthening leadership, training, and instructional practices in schools. This article reports initial baseline data for International Baccalaureate and Non-International Baccalaureate 6th grade students and their academic performance and achievement results. An overview of the project and recommendations for further research for students and professional development are also provided in this article. (Contains 2 tables.)
National Office for Research on Measurement and Evaluation Systems. University of Arkansas, 346 North West Avenue, 302 WAAX, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Tel: 479-575-5593; Fax: 479-575-5185; e-mail: normes@uark.edu; Web site: http://normes.uark.edu/erps/resources.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Grade 6; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia