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Evans, Carla M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
New Hampshire's Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) pilot received a waiver from federal statutory requirements related to state annual achievement testing starting in the 2014-15 school year. PACE is considered an "innovative" assessment and accountability system because performance assessments are used to help…
Descriptors: Accountability, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Performance Based Assessment
Scovill, Kent; Tucker, Corinna Jenkins – Carsey Institute, 2013
This fact sheet explores whether Coös youths' mentor experiences and their academic attitudes and well-being are linked. Authors Kent Scovill and Corinna Jenkins Tucker analyze data from the Coös Youth Study collected in 2008, focusing on seventh and eleventh grade students from all public schools in Coös County, New Hampshire. Of the Coös youth…
Descriptors: Mentors, Adolescents, Student Attitudes, Success
Scovill, Kent; Tucker, Corinna Jenkins – Carsey Institute, 2013
In this brief, authors Kent Scovill and Corinna Jenkins Tucker describe Coös youths' mentor relationships using data from the Carsey Institute's Coös Youth Study collected in 2007. They report that, in 2007, a majority of Coös youth in seventh and eleventh grade (60.2 percent) report having a mentor. In addition, 68 percent of Coös youths' mentors…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Mentors, Grade 7, Grade 11
Stracuzzi, Nena F.; Mills, Meghan L. – Carsey Institute, 2010
Students who feel positively about their education, have a sense of belonging in school, and maintain good relationships with students and staff generally feel connected to their schools. In fact, 63 percent of Coos youth report feeling this way. It is one of the most important factors in promoting socio-emotional well-being and positive youth…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Gender Differences, School Attitudes
Rebellon, Cesar J.; Stracuzzi, Nena F.; Burbank, Melissa – Carsey Institute, 2010
As Coos County youth age, their attachment to their communities may deteriorate. This brief presents new data from the Coos Youth Study. This research indicates efforts to keep young people in Coos may benefit from efforts to show students that their views matter to adults in their communities. (Contains 8 figures and 10 endnotes.) [This work was…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Youth, Opinions, Migration