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Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
The role that social media should play in education is being hotly debated in school districts across the country. The adoption of social networking for educational purposes lags behind the public's general usage because educators fear that students will be exposed to inappropriate online content, unwanted adult interactions, and bullying from…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2018
This Research Brief investigated differences among schools in the initial student achievement and annual rates of ELA growth in middle grades using a variety of student and school demographic characteristics. It found a statistically significant difference in the initial ELA achievement but not in the annual rates of ELA growth between students in…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Language Arts, English Instruction
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
Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2017
The goal of this Research Brief is to identify schools in which English Language Learners (ELLs) exhibit high growth in English language acquisition. In 2015-2016, a new English Language Proficiency test, known as Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-toState for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs) was used for the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
Romanik, Dale; Rembowski, Mary – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
The State of Florida Department of Education provides pre-and-post-graduation data for public high school graduates throughout Florida. These data were used for the present report to produce data sets for all M-DCPS regular high schools and charter high schools graduating students in 2009 and 2010. Summary data for the district are also provided.…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Vocational Schools, Feedback (Response), High School Graduates
Shneyderman, Aleksandr; Froman, Terry – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
The time it takes for an English Language Learner (ELL) to reach reading proficiency in English depends on the grade level of entry into the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program and on the student's initial English proficiency level. The summary table below presents the average years to English proficiency across different grade…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, English (Second Language), Reading Skills, Limited English Speaking
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2018
M-DCPS had 23,764 graduates in the 2017-2018 academic year. Most students, 91%, achieved a standard diploma (24 credits). Some students choose an alternative curriculum where 443 (2%) achieved an Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) diploma and 400 (2%) achieved an International Baccalaureate (IB). An additional 461 (2%) students…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Advanced Placement Programs, High Achievement, Service Learning
Romanik, Dale; Rembowski, Mary – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2010
The State of Florida Department of Education provides pre-and-post-graduation data for public high school graduates throughout Florida. These data were used for the present report to produce data sets for all M-DCPS regular high schools and charter high schools graduating students in 2007 and 2008. Summary data for the district are also provided.…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Vocational Schools, Feedback (Response), High School Graduates
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
States across the country are developing pre-kindergarten standards that articulate expectations for preschooler's learning and development and define the manner in which services will be provided. There are two different types of standards: student outcome standards and program standards. Student outcome standards define the knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Standards, Program Administration
Urdegar, Steven M. – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2014
My Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC) is an online program for students who have been identified as struggling readers. It is used as an intervention within the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework, as well as for students with disabilities. The software addresses reading sub-skills (i.e., comprehension, fluency, phonemic awareness, phonics, and…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Response to Intervention, Disabilities
Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
This is the 2010-11 annual report on the academic progress of English language learners in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The purpose of the report is to: (1) Describe the demographic characteristics of students classified as English Language Learners (ELL) in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS); (2) Provide data regarding ELL…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Repetition, State Standards, Public Schools
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2012
In December 2009, "U.S. News & World Report" published its list of the nation's top 100 high schools. The magazine awarded an additional 1,687 high schools it judged to be deserving of special recognition with silver medals, bronze medals, and honorable mentions. High schools receiving awards demonstrated an ability to provide all…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, School Effectiveness, Awards
Shneyderman, Aleksandr; Froman, Terry – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2015
In accordance with the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law of 2001, 100% of students were expected to become proficient on state assessments of reading and mathematics by the end of 2013-2014 academic year. Schools that consistently failed to meet the NCLB's Adequate Yearly Progress requirements were subject to penalties. In 2011, the U.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2010
Response to Intervention (RtI) is a process that addresses both the identification of learning disabilities and the design of early intervention and instruction. RtI provides a framework upon which to structure high quality instruction for all students and a means by which to identify those in need of more intensive intervention. The process is…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Early Intervention, Disability Identification, Program Descriptions
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2018
Researchers have found that middle school students undergo developmental changes that require unique educational structures and support. As a result, experts have suggested a number of specific strategies for organizing middle schools in order to best meet students' needs. This Information Capsule summarizes middle school redesign initiatives that…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Middle School Students, Educational Environment, Educational Change
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