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Gates, Susan M.; Baird, Matthew D.; Master, Benjamin K.; Chavez-Herrerias, Emilio R. – RAND Corporation, 2019
Research across the decades has confirmed that effective school leadership is associated with better outcomes for students and schools. A high-quality school leader affects dozens of teachers and hundreds or thousands of students. It is a pivotal role. From 2011 to 2016, The Wallace Foundation, through its Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI),…
Descriptors: Principals, Career Development, Program Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
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Borre, Alicia J.; Bernhard, Judith; Bleiker, Charles; Winsler, Adam – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2019
Contemporary perspectives on emergent literacy in preschool emphasize the importance of providing developmentally appropriate, authentic, early writing experiences and supporting students' home language and culture. The current study analyzed kindergarten outcomes for 82 linguistically diverse, low-income children (60% Black, 40% Latino) who…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, At Risk Students, Literacy Education, Low Income Students
Whitehurst, Grover J. – Center on Children and Families at Brookings, 2018
There is a strong and politically bipartisan push to increase access to government-funded pre-K. This is based on a premise that free and available pre-K is the surest way to provide the opportunity for all children to succeed in school and life, and that it has predictable and cost-effective positive impacts on children's academic success. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Program Effectiveness, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Wolf, Patrick J.; Harris, Douglas N.; Berends, Mark; Waddington, R. Joseph; Austin, Megan – Education Next, 2018
In the past few years, four states have established programs that provide public financial support to students who choose to attend a private school. These programs--a tax-credit-funded scholarship initiative in Florida and voucher programs in Indiana, Louisiana, and Ohio--offer a glimpse of what expansive statewide choice might look like. What…
Descriptors: School Choice, Financial Support, Resource Allocation, Private Schools
Mokher, Christine; Leeds, Daniel; Harris, Julie – CNA Corporation, 2018
Florida enacted legislation in 2008 for a statewide program known as the Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI), which was intended to reduce the need for postsecondary remediation. The FCCRI consisted of testing grade 11 students to determine their college readiness and offering math and English college readiness and success…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Grade 11, Grade 12
Mokher, Christine; Leeds, Daniel; Harris, Julie – CNA Corporation, 2018
Florida enacted legislation in 2008 for a statewide program known as the Florida College and Career Readiness Initiative (FCCRI), which was intended to reduce the need for postsecondary remediation. The FCCRI consisted of testing grade 11 students to determine their college readiness and offering math and English college readiness and success…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Grade 11, Grade 12
Treskon, Louisa; Millenky, Megan; Freedman, Lily – MDRC, 2017
PACE Center for Girls is a unique program that provides academic and social services to girls ages 11 to 18. Girls eligible for PACE exhibit multiple health, safety, and delinquency risk factors, such as poor academic performance, exposure to abuse or violence, truancy, risky sexual behavior, and substance abuse. PACE seeks to help them onto a…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Support Services, Student Personnel Services, Intervention
Treskon, Louisa; Millenky, Megan; Freedman, Lily – MDRC, 2017
PACE Center for Girls is a unique program that provides academic and social services to girls ages 11 to 18. Girls eligible for PACE exhibit multiple health, safety, and delinquency risk factors, such as poor academic performance, exposure to abuse or violence, truancy, risky sexual behavior, and substance abuse. PACE seeks to help them onto a…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Support Services, Student Personnel Services, Intervention
Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2017
The Extended Foreign Language (EFL) program is a "school within a school" dual language program in which students are instructed in both English and a language other than English (Spanish or French) with one hour of daily instruction in that language. Most of the schools participating in the program implement the English/Spanish version…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English, Language of Instruction, Public Schools
Munoz, Edwin B. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The integration of one-to-one computing in schools is an educational technology trend that is being widely implemented across school districts in the United States. A school district in the central east coast of Florida implemented a one-to-one computing program at two high schools during the 2015-16 school year. The current study was used to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Academic Achievement
Millenky, Megan; Mage, Caroline – MDRC, 2016
Involvement in the juvenile justice system has tremendous costs for the individuals within it, as well as for society. Such involvement may damage a child's relationships with friends and family, negatively affect mental health, and interrupt the academic progress and work experience that should accumulate during adolescence. On the societal…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Females, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
Somers, Marie-Andrée; Garcia, Ivonne – MDRC, 2016
Ninth Grade Academies (NGAs)--also called Freshman Academies--have attracted national attention as a particularly intensive and promising approach for supporting a successful transition for high school freshmen. An NGA is a self-contained learning community for ninth-graders that operates as a school within a school. NGAs have four core structural…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Transitional Programs, High School Freshmen, Student Adjustment
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Shaw, Stuart D.; Werno, Magda A. – College and University, 2016
This case study sought to gain a better understanding of the impact of the Cambridge Acceleration Program on students' transition from high school to college at one American university. The findings from an online questionnaire indicate that many participants develop a range of skills that are perceived as important in the context of university…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Acceleration (Education), High School Students, College Students
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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
Mayer, Alexander K.; Patel, Reshma; Rudd, Timothy; Ratledge, Alyssa – MDRC, 2015
Performance-based scholarships have two main goals: (1) to give students more money for college; and (2) to provide incentives for academic progress. MDRC launched the Performance-Based Scholarship (PBS) Demonstration in 2008 to evaluate the effectiveness of these scholarships in a diverse set of states, institutions, and low-income student…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Performance Based Assessment, Performance Factors, Academic Achievement
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