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Belfield, Clive R.; Jenkins, Davis; Fink, John – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2019
As community colleges across the country implement large-scale reforms to improve student success, they need timely and actionable metrics to determine if the changes they are making in a given year or term will likely improve student outcomes in the long run. In this brief, the authors examine how well nine measures of students' progress in their…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Program Effectiveness, Community Colleges, Success
Bojorquez, Hector; Bahena, Sofia – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
In 2013, the 83rd Texas Legislature established the Foundation High School Program, which allows for significant local variation in graduation planning and represents one of the most substantial changes to Texas curricula in recent history. The new policy (HB5) lowered graduation requirements for mathematics, science and social studies;…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, College Readiness, High School Students
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Crouch, Luis; Merseth, Katherine A. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2017
This paper highlights patterns in school enrollment indicators that affect the efficiency and effectiveness of education systems in a set of low-income countries: those that have expanded access quickly in the last decade or two, but have not yet absorbed that expansion efficiently. Although the patterns in these indicators are observable in the…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Low Income Groups, Developing Nations, Educational Indicators
Guam Department of Education, 2017
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) presents this report in compliance with Guam Public Law 26-26 that specifically requires the Department to report on the following information in the Annual State of Public Education Report (ASPER): (1) Demographic information on public school children in the community; (2) Information pertaining to student…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Public Education, Demography, Academic Achievement
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Ehren, Melanie C.; Shackleton, Nichola – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2016
In most countries, publicly funded schools are held accountable to one inspectorate and are judged against agreed national standards. Many inspectorates of education have recently moved towards more proportional risk-based inspection models, targeting high-risk schools for visits, while schools with satisfactory student attainment levels are…
Descriptors: Risk, Inspection, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Pugh, Philip M.; Tschannen-Moran, Megan – NASSP Bulletin, 2016
This article examines a school district's Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program using perceived self-efficacy in academic achievement and self-regulated learning, GPA and attendance as indicators of program effectiveness. Results suggest that AVID participation was positively and significantly correlated with attendance in the…
Descriptors: School Districts, Academic Achievement, Self Determination, Program Evaluation
Petrilli, Michael J.; Griffith, David; Wright, Brandon L. – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2016
A companion piece to "High Stakes for High Achievers: State Accountability in the Age of ESSA," this report appraises states' current (or planned) accountability systems as they affect high-achieving students in high school. They were examined and rated based on whether they incorporate under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) the…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Accountability, State Regulation, State Standards
Achieve, Inc., 2016
For more than a decade, Achieve has issued an annual 50-state report on each state's adoption of college- and career-ready (CCR) policies as reflected in state standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and accountability systems. Having the right policies is necessary to ensure that students graduate academically prepared for college and…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Policy
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May, Judy Jackson; May, Jennifer Erin – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The purpose of this re-examination is to further study the effectiveness of a 5-year plan to turnaround failing schools. The original study, published in 2013, utilized 16 urban schools to investigate the role of climate and leadership in the transformation process. The authors asserted that utilizing academic gains as the single indicator in…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Improvement, Program Effectiveness, Educational Indicators
Tuttle, Christina Clark; Gleason, Philip; Knechtel, Virginia; Nichols-Barrer, Ira; Booker, Kevin; Chojnacki, Gregory; Coen, Thomas; Goble, Lisbeth – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2015
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of public charter schools whose stated mission is to help underserved students enroll in and graduate from college. Prior studies (see Tuttle et al. 2013) have consistently found that attending a KIPP middle school positively affects student achievement, but few have addressed longer-term…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Charter Schools
Tuttle, Christina Clark; Gleason, Philip; Knechtel, Virginia; Nichols-Barrer, Ira; Booker, Kevin; Chojnacki, Gregory; Coen, Thomas; Goble, Lisbeth – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2015
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of public charter schools whose stated mission is to help underserved students enroll in and graduate from college. Prior studies (see Tuttle et al. 2013) have consistently found that attending a KIPP middle school positively affects student achievement, but few have addressed longer-term…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Charter Schools, Educational Innovation, Institutional Characteristics
Sirinides, Phil; Fantuzzo, John; LeBoeuf, Whitney; Barghaus, Katie; Fink, Ryan – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2015
High-quality care in the earliest years of life has been shown to relate to positive developmental outcomes for children, including improved early academic skills, social-emotional competencies, and cognitive functioning. Unfortunately, the early care experiences of many children are not always high quality; rather, research suggests that…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Research Reports, Educational Quality, Quality Control
Tuttle, Christina Clark; Gleason, Philip; Knechtel, Virginia; Nichols-Barrer, Ira; Booker, Kevin; Chojnacki, Gregory; Coen, Thomas; Goble, Lisbeth – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2015
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of public charter schools whose stated mission is to help underserved students enroll in and graduate from college. Prior studies (see Tuttle et al. 2013) have consistently found that attending a KIPP middle school positively affects student achievement, but few have addressed longer-term…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Charter Schools
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Boehle, Monica – Journal of Staff Development, 2014
This article describes three types of data that can impact how instructional coaches face the challenges in measuring the impact of their work with teachers on student learning. Descriptions of the three types of data--"shifts in teacher reflective tendencies," "the use of student performance as an indicator of success," and…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Instructional Effectiveness, Measurement Techniques, Reflection
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Portales, Jaime; Heilig, Julian Vasquez – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2014
Findings from this study show that educational and mobility opportunities for families and students participating in the Chilean voucher system are not homogenously distributed. Some families and students use and benefit from the system, while others will remain marginalized. The quantitative results in this study demonstrate that students of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Vouchers, School Districts, Enrollment Influences
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