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Regional Resource Center Network, 2004
The Report is organized by Performance Measure, followed by a collection of lessons learned, not only from the findings but also from the process of obtaining them. Appendices offer the original protocols, and the full texts of the original Network Evaluation Framework and the Network Accountability Report Plan. An Executive Summary provides a…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Disabilities, Technical Assistance, Performance
National Council on Teacher Quality, 2010
The 2009 "State Teacher Policy Yearbook" provided a comprehensive review of states' policies that impact the teaching profession. As a companion to last year's comprehensive state-by-state analysis, the 2010 edition provides each state with an individualized "Blueprint for Change," building off last year's "Yearbook"…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Teacher Evaluation
Sartain, Lauren; Stoelinga, Sara Ray; Krone, Emily – Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2010
Researchers have raised a number of questions about whether student achievement data can be used fairly or accurately for purposes of teacher evaluation. Others have noted that achievement data alone cannot provide teachers with the information they need to improve their practice. Recognizing these limitations, the federal government and many…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Dockery, A. Michael; Milsom, Nicola – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2007
This report sets out to comprehensively analyse major reviews and evaluations of programs relevant to Indigenous labour market outcomes, including national mainstream and Indigenous-specific policies. The main evaluations covered relate to the Aboriginal Employment Development Policy, the Indigenous Employment Policy, the Community Development…
Descriptors: Community Development, Indigenous Populations, Employment Programs, Labor Market
National Council on Teacher Quality, 2010
The 2009 "State Teacher Policy Yearbook" provided a comprehensive review of states' policies that impact the teaching profession. As a companion to last year's comprehensive state-by-state analysis, the 2010 edition provides each state with an individualized "Blueprint for Change," building off last year's "Yearbook"…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Teacher Evaluation
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Malone, Nolan; Mark, Lauren; Narayan, Krishna – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2014
This guide offers educators, program managers, administrators, and researchers a resource for building capacity for monitoring program outcomes. It provides concise definitions of program monitoring components and a framework for assessing program progress. Examples demonstrate the relationships among program components: outcomes, indicators,…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2013
As national qualifications frameworks in Europe move closer to operation, policy integration becomes a key challenge. Introducing qualifications frameworks based on learning outcomes is now a global phenomenon. According to the recent joint publication by Cedefop, ETF and Unesco, frameworks are either established or being developed in 142…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Educational Policy, Global Approach
Asera, Rose – RP Group, 2019
When people talk about "community college leadership," they typically refer to presidents or other executive leaders, mirroring a common societal perception that leaders are individuals at the top of an organization's hierarchy. However, leading from the middle is not a contradiction in terms. A growing number of community college…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Community Colleges, College Administration, Leadership
Pierce, Jennifer; Jackson, Dia – Education Policy Center at American Institutes for Research, 2017
P.S. 52 Sheepshead Bay School in Brooklyn, New York, serves more than 850 students from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. After scores on the 2014 New York State English language arts assessment were unsatisfactory, first-year principal Rafael Alvarez searched for a way to improve academic outcomes for his…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Elementary School Students, Public Schools, Program Effectiveness
Boeck, Debora – Washington State School Directors' Association (NJ1), 2009
The Washington School Board Standards are intended for use by local school boards and individual directors as a common framework for school board governance. Two sets of standards were developed to encourage school boards and individual school directors to subscribe to the highest levels of professional and personal conduct and performance. The…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Governance, Educational Indicators, Benchmarking
Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center, 2009
This brief is an introduction to a "Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments" (Framework). It presents the intended purpose, uses, and organization of the Framework, as well as key background information and assumptions. The Framework was conceived as a critical tool in states' efforts to ensure that their…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Technical Assistance, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency
Pace, Lillian; Worthen, Maria – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2014
This paper provides a vision and set of policy recommendations to help federal, state, and local leaders develop the workforce necessary to support teaching and learning in a competency-based K-12 education system. Part One, Pre-service and Credentialing for K-12 Competency-Based Learning Environments, provides policymakers with a framework and…
Descriptors: Competence, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement
Cobb, Casey; Donaldson, Morgaen; Lemons, Richard; Mayer, Anysia – Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2010
Drawing from the fields of education policy, school redesign, organizational change, leadership development, and program evaluation, the New England Secondary School Consortium's "High Leverage Policy Framework" is a detailed exploration of education policy from rationale to development to implementation. By taking into account the larger social…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Formation, Public Schools
Moseley, David; Baumfield, Viv; Higgins, Steve; Lin, Mei; Miller, Jen; Newton, Doug; Robson, Sue; Elliott, Joe; Gregson, Maggie – Learning and Skills Development Agency (NJ1), 2004
In this report, the authors aim to review and advance knowledge of systematic ways of classifying thinking skills. They concentrate on taxonomies and theory-based frameworks, in the belief that studying and using them will promote better understanding of how people think and learn at the age of 16 or above. Their overarching interest is in how…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Learning, Classification, Postsecondary Education
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
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