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Council of the Great City Schools, 2015
This report measures trends in performance among urban schools receiving federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) awards as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The Council of the Great City Schools aims to document how member districts of the Council of the Great City Schools implemented SIG and specifically what…
Descriptors: Grants, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement
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James, Laurie – Teaching English with Technology, 2014
The intention of this study was to establish if the third grade English Language Learners improved reading fluency when using the computerized Waterford Early Reading Program. This quantitative study determined the effectiveness of the Waterford Early Reading Program at two Title I elementary schools. Students not meeting Grade Level Expectations…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, English Language Learners
Heier, Sharon L. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Federal Title I funding has been allocated to districts since 1965 in an effort to provide schools with a high population of identified low socioeconomic students with additional resources to close the achievement gap. The basis for this study was to ascertain whether the Title I funding that schools received was having a positive impact on…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Program Effectiveness, Standardized Tests, Constructivism (Learning)
Cohen, Allan S., Comp. – 1979
This partially annotated bibliography of journal articles, dissertations, convention papers, research reports, and a few books and unpublished manuscripts provides a comprehensive coverage of work on latent trait theory and practice. Documents are arranged alphabetically by author. The period covered ranges from the early 1950's to the present.…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Career Development, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Programs
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Murray, Stephen L. – 1978
The norm-referenced evaluation model (RMC Model A) for Title I project evaluation, consists of procedures whereby the expected posttest standing of a treatment group under the null condition is generated from their pretest standing. It is assumed that the treatment group is not selected on the basis of their pretest scores and can be considered…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods