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Duggan, Anne; Portilla, Ximena A.; Filene, Jill H.; Crowne, Sarah Shea; Hill, Carolyn J.; Lee, Helen; Knox, Virginia – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This implementation research report describes the local programs, home visiting staff, and families who participated in the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE), a national evaluation of the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program launched in 2011. This national evaluation is…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Home Visits
Coons, John Andrew – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The National Education Association (NEA), the United States' largest labor union representing close to 3 million educators, implemented a $3 per member dues increase in 2013 to create the Great Public Schools (GPS) Fund grant program to support innovative change efforts within its affiliates. In the first five years of the program, $32.3 million…
Descriptors: Teacher Associations, Grants, Unions, Educational Innovation
Russell, Christina A.; Francis, Yavette – Policy Studies Associates, Inc., 2018
The New York City Young Men's Initiative (YMI) is a cross-agency initiative that aims to address the disparities in socioeconomic outcomes between young Black and Latino men and their peers. In support of this vision, the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) launched a mentoring program in its Cornerstone Community…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Youth, Learner Engagement, Peer Relationship
MacFarlane, Jaclyn R.; Turner, Tandra T.; Russell, Christina A. – Policy Studies Associates, Inc., 2018
Funded through the New York City Young Men's Initiative (YMI), the Cornerstone Mentoring Program is designed to support youth in key life and educational transitions as they progress into middle and high school, through the development of relationships with positive and caring adults. Launched in 2012, the mentoring program is implemented in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Community Development, Community Programs, Youth
Ferrara, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2018
How gifted students needs are addressed in elementary schools is different from school to school. They are a population of students who at times, are underserved and left to work independently. This is often because teachers do not have the foundational understanding of gifted pedagogy. The purpose of this study was to determine how three…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Tait, Aaron; Faulkner, Dave – ASCD, 2018
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams--groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
Wrabel, Stephani L.; Hamilton, Laura S.; Whitaker, Anamarie A.; Grant, Sean – RAND Corporation, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) emphasizes evidence-based interventions while providing new flexibilities to states and districts with regard to the use of federal funds, including funds that could be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL). This report is a companion to "Social and Emotional Learning Interventions Under the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Evidence Based Practice
Askew, Karyl; Stevenson, Olivia; Jones, Bridget – Grantee Submission, 2018
"INSPIRE" is an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. "INSPIRE" provides an innovative integrated K-12 STEM pipeline approach focused on STEM course content and instructional redesign. The INSPIRE model was implemented in Cabarrus County…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Standardized Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement
Vanderveen, Terry – Online Submission, 2018
The nature and effects of PBLA were investigated. I examined LINC program evaluations, government-solicited assessment reports, PBLA research, and other PBLA-related documents. I discuss the features of PBLA and its reported effects on language outcomes and teacher and student attitudes. I found that the government did not provide a rationale for…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Program Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
Florida Department of Education, 2018
This technical assistance paper provides policy and guidance to individuals with test administration responsibilities in adult education programs. Rule 6A-6.014, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), titled, General Requirements for Adult General Education Programs, requires all adult education programs to report all student measurable educational…
Descriptors: Adult Education, State Policy, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
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Dempsey, Terri L. – RTI International, 2018
Attention to mixed methods studies research has increased in recent years, particularly among funding agencies that increasingly require a mixed methods approach for program evaluation. At the same time, researchers operating within large-scale, rapid-turnaround research projects are faced with the reality that collection and analysis of large…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Mixed Methods Research, High Schools, Educational Research
Villavicencio, Adriana; Fancsali, Cheri; Martin, Wendy; Mark, June; Cole, Rachel – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
A growing number of initiatives around the country are attempting to expose students to hands-on computer science (CS) curriculum and courses--and to address documented disparities in CS education. Answering the call for computer science expansion and equity, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) launched the CS4All initiative in…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
Villavicencio, Adriana; Fancsali, Cheri; Martin, Wendy; Mark, June; Cole, Rachel – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
A growing number of initiatives around the country are attempting to expose students to hands-on computer science (CS) curriculum and courses--and to address documented disparities in CS education. Answering the call for computer science expansion and equity, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) launched the CS4All initiative in…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zappe, Sarah E. – Advances in Engineering Education, 2018
The term "entrepreneurial mindset" is often included in the program objectives of engineering entrepreneurship programs. However, the definition of the term has been argued and debated by many in the community and in the literature, leading to challenges with how to best design assessment of engineering entrepreneurship programs. The…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, Thinking Skills, Definitions
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Brace, Jennifer L.; Baiduc, Rachael R.; Drane, Denise L.; Flores, Luke C.; Beitel, Greg J.; Lo, Stanley M. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Undergraduate research experience has been shown to enhance student learning and improve persistence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Researchers studying undergraduate research experiences have largely focused on student outcomes and have seldom investigated the outcomes of graduate and postdoctoral mentors. Here, we…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Design, Faculty Development
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