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Montgomery County Public Schools, 2014
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County public school, including enrollment,…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
School communities across the country are working hard to comply with state and federal policies requiring that all students be prepared for success in college. Technological advances and new reporting requirements make data on students and schools more accessible than ever--but more and better data alone are not enough to meet the challenges…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
Educators nationwide confront a troubling phenomenon: Increasingly, students leave high school unready for college, as evidenced by high rates of placement into remedial courses and low rates of college completion. Many students also lack either the attitudes or skills essential to succeed in a postsecondary setting, or knowledge of how to apply…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2013
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2012
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2011
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2010
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance." which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs." provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Bracey, Gerald W. – Educational Research Service, 2009
Are America's schools broken? "Education Hell: Rhetoric vs. Reality" seeks to address misconceptions about America's schools by taking on the credo "what can be measured matters." To the contrary, Dr. Bracey makes a persuasive case that much of what matters cannot be assessed on a multiple choice test. The challenge for…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Accountability
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2009
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2007
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) "Special Education at a Glance," which includes a copy of the "Guide to Planning and Assessing School-Based Special Education Programs," provides in a single document, information about the special education population at each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school, including…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2006
"MCPS Special Education at a Glance" is a direct result of the work of the Special Education Continuous Improvement Team (SECIT), an advisory group to the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education Special Education Ad Hoc Subcommittee. During the 2004-2005 school year, the SECIT developed, in collaboration with special…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, Disabilities, Special Education
Timmons, Joe; Podmostko, Mary; Bremer, Christine; Lavin, Don; Wills, Joan – Institute for Educational Leadership, 2004
In this guide, transition is defined as the period of time when adolescents are moving into adulthood. This guide is designed to (a) help youth and the adults who work with them understand the role of assessment in transition and (b) describe ways to collect and use data that will lead to informed choices based on accurate assessment of each…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Federal Legislation, Young Adults
Sedlacek, William E. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
William E. Sedlacek--one of the nation's leading authorities on the topic of noncognitive assessment--challenges the use of the SAT and other standardized tests as the sole assessment tool for college and university admissions. In this book, Sedlacek presents a noncognitive assessment method that can be used in concert with the standardized tests.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Scoring, Questionnaires, Standardized Tests
Rawnsley, David E. – 1977
Declining test scores have been publicized throughout the nation for the past several years as a major educational issue. Because of the kinds of statements made, the conclusions drawn by educators and public alike, the San Mateo Educational Resources Center requested that a review of the literature and a bibliography be prepared that indicated…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Annotated Bibliographies, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations