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Perry, Thomas – British Educational Research Journal, 2016
Value-added "Progress" measures are to be introduced for all English schools in 2016 as "headline" measures of school performance. This move comes despite research highlighting high levels of instability in value-added measures and concerns about the omission of contextual variables in the planned measure. This article studies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Value Added Models, School Effectiveness, Performance Based Assessment
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Liu, Jian; Zhao, Liman; Du, Xiaofeng; Xu, Guanxing – Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 2020
Based on a sample survey of high schools in Province S of China, this study used quantitative statistical analysis to explore the ideal matching mode of sleep time and high academic performance and established a multi-level early warning mechanism for schools that sacrifice student sleep for high academic performance. The results showed that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Sleep, High Achievement
Hurd, Frank – Educational Facility Planner, 2009
The Healthy and High Performance Schools Act of 2002 has set specific federal guidelines for school design, and developed a federal/state partnership program to assist local districts in their school planning. According to the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS), high-performance schools are, among other things, healthy, comfortable,…
Descriptors: Structural Elements (Construction), Pollution, Heat, Acoustics
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Koon, Sharon; Petscher, Yaacov; Hughes, John – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the measures that make up each of the three separate accountability indices of school performance in South Carolina could be used to create an overall, reliable index of school performance. Data from public elementary, middle, and high schools in 2012/13 were used in confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Accountability, Educational Indicators, Performance Factors
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Babinski, Dara E.; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; King, Sara; Joyce, Ann Marie; Andrade, Brendan F. – School Mental Health, 2017
This study examined associations between parenting behaviors and school performance in children oversampled for externalizing behavior problems. Participants were 147 mothers (M[subscript age] = 36.46 years, SD = 5.66) and 110 fathers (M[subscript age] = 39.31 SD = 6.26) of 148 children (M[subscript age] = 9.64 years, SD = 1.59). The majority of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Allen, Jeff; Mattern, Krista – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2019
We examined summary indices of high school performance (coursework, grades, and test scores) based on the graded response model (GRM). The indices varied by inclusion of ACT test scores and whether high school courses were constrained to have the same difficulty and discrimination across groups of schools. The indices were examined with respect to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Curriculum, Difficulty Level
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Nathanaili, Valbona – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2016
This article aims to evaluate the relation between school performance and the Teacher's Influence Scale on certain issues from their colleagues and principals in the public educational system of Albania. For this purpose, a questionnaire was used. The sample consisted of 428 teachers, teaching at 20 public schools in the pre-university educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), School Effectiveness, Public School Teachers
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Githaka, Priscah Wanjiku; Gachahi, Michael W.; Mwaruvie, John – European Journal of STEM Education, 2019
Social amenities in primary schools play an important role in the provision of quality education. Social amenities include play materials and sanitation facilities. This study aimed at examining the impact of social amenities on academic performance in primary schools in Gichugu Constituency, Kenya. The objectives of this study were to assess the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement
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Oketcho, Emmanuel James; Ssempala, Fredrick; Ujeyo, Margaret Stella Suubi; Atibuni, Dennis Zami – Journal of Education, 2020
This mixed-methods study stems from the poor learner performance in secondary schools in Tororo District, Uganda, which connoted low teacher role performance and gaps in headteachers' management styles. Management styles of 28 headteachers and role performance of 294 teachers were investigated. Headteachers mainly used democratic management style,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Principals, Secondary School Teachers
Texas Education Agency, 2019
This annual report provides information for the 2016-17 school year on grade-level retention and student performance in the Texas public school system. Student retention and promotion data are reported with data on the performance of students in Grades 3-8 on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) reading and mathematics…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Student Promotion
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Wei, Xuefeng; Cheng, I-Ling; Chen, Nian-Shing; Yang, Xianmin; Liu, Yongbo; Dong, Yan; Zhai, Xuesong; Kinshuk – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2020
With advances in learning technologies, new pedagogical models are being developed to improve students' learning performance. One notable model is the flipped classroom, which has attracted the attention of many researchers, particularly in K-12 education. However, research on effective approaches for managing the flipped classroom model to…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework
Duffy, Mark; Jenkins, Della – Research for Action, 2015
For more than two decades, states have been required to report publicly on the academic performance of schools and districts. These school rating systems have received increased public attention amid growing concerns about the prevalence and cost of standardized testing in schools. According to a recent Gallup Poll, 64 percent of the public…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Accountability, School Statistics, School Effectiveness
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Wiederkehr, Virginie; Darnon, Céline; Chazal, Sébastien; Guimond, Serge; Martinot, Delphine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Previous research has largely documented that socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong and consistent predictor of pupils' school performance in several countries. In this research, we argue that children internalize the SES achievement gap in the form of a lower/higher sense of school self-efficacy. In two studies, teenaged students' (Study 1) and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Socioeconomic Status, Social Class, Achievement Gap
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Namkung, Jessica M.; Peng, Peng; Lin, Xin – Review of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to examine the relation between mathematics anxiety (MA) and mathematics performance among school-aged students, and to identify potential moderators and underlying mechanisms of such relation, including grade level, temporal relations, difficulty of mathematical tasks, dimensions of MA measures, effects on…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Mathematics Anxiety, Correlation, Mathematics Achievement
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Hejnová, Eva; Eisenmann, Petr; Cihlár, Jirí; Pribyl, Jirí – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
The article reports the results of a study, the main aim of which was to find out correlations among the three components of the Culture of problem solving (reading comprehension, creativity and ability to use the existing knowledge) and six dimensions of Scientific reasoning (conservation of matter and volume, proportional reasoning, control of…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Abstract Reasoning, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving
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