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Ryser, Gail R.; Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E. – Gifted Child Today, 2014
Using assessment data to determine student growth has become an integral part of the accountability movement, and researchers and educators are currently examining how new rules impact the academic assessment of gifted learners. In 2008, the Association for the Gifted's Annual Symposium at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention focused on…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Accountability, Models, Student Development
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Canales, Maria T.; Tejeda-Delgado, Carmen; Slate, John R. – Rural Educator, 2008
In this study, 206 teachers, 35 school board presidents, and 37 superintendents/principals (n = 278) were surveyed regarding their views of effective leadership behaviors demonstrated by school leaders with dual role responsibilities through serving as both a school principal and as a superintendent in small rural school districts. Data were…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Leadership Effectiveness, Measures (Individuals), School Districts
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Rucinski, Daisy Arredondo; Bauch, Patricia A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: A 34-item Likert-type survey instrument, The Reflective, Ethical, and Moral Assessment Survey (REMAS), measuring perceptions of use of reflective, ethical and moral dispositions and leadership practices was developed. Items, component factors, and results of the self-assessment of graduates from an educational leadership preparation…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Graduates, Program Effectiveness, Factor Analysis
Ratcliff, James L.; And Others – 1991
This report presents the findings of the application of the Differential Coursework Patterns (DCP) cluster analytic model to the tests and transcripts of a combined sample of 1987-88 and 1988-89 graduating seniors at Evergreen State College (Washington). The project found that enrollment in different patterns of programs was consistently…
Descriptors: Cluster Analysis, College Outcomes Assessment, College Seniors, Curriculum Research
Achilles, C. M.; DuVall, Lloyd – 1983
Pupils at three elementary schools and one junior high school among Area 1 inner-city schools of St. Louis Missouri, were identified as scoring well below norms on standardized tests. An effort to change the educational programs at these schools netted financial support and the creation of Project SHAL (named for the schools involved). Inservice…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Testing, Educational Change
Robinson, L. F. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 1991
The reasons Emporia State University (Kansas) selected American College Testing Program composite scores only to identify freshman recipients of a no-need scholarship are discussed. First-semester performance of recipients with discrepant preadmission scores are used to support a recommendation that a weighted combination of pre-admission variates…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, College Entrance Examinations, College Freshmen
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Houston, Walter; Sawyer, Richard – College and University, 1991
A study examined the appropriateness of two methods for relating the enhanced American College Testing Program (ACT) Assessment Composite and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) total scores: equipercentile concordance and regression. Study results, potential inaccuracies, and the usefulness of institutional concordances based on their own data are…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education