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Dynarski, Mark – Phi Delta Kappan, 2010
Researchers and practitioners need to exchange information in order for education research to become more useful. Practitioners need to develop more understanding of research and how to interpret its findings in light of local conditions. The What Works Clearinghouse, a project of the Institute for Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Researchers, Public Agencies, Federal Government
American Inst. for Research, Washington, DC. Washington Research Center. – 1994
This document lists and outlines the specific educational objectives of the content of the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress's Geography Assessment. The document is divided into two sections: "Assessment Specifications" and "Exercise Specifications." The "Assessment Specifications" provide an overall…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Background, Educational Needs
Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1996
In 1994 the Carnegie Corporation of New York convened the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades to examine all the forces that contribute to children's learning and development during the age span from 3 to 10. The 33-member group of business and political leaders, scientists, educators, researchers, and practitioners conducted…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1996
This pamphlet presents the Executive Summary of the Report of the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades. Results depict a pervasive pattern of underachievement for millions of U.S. children. The document outlines nine principles of effective practice for all institutions key to children's learning, and calls on these institutions…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
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Kouba, Vicky L.; And Others – Arithmetic Teacher, 1988
Reports the third grade and seventh grade results of the fourth mathematics assessment of the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Summarizes the major results of the performance on number, operations, and word problem items. Some examples of data are given. (PK)
Descriptors: Computation, Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary School Mathematics