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Lavigne, Alyson Leah; Chamberlain, Roger Wade – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
The aim of the current study is to assess school leaders' perceptions and practices in the context of a new policy that emphasizes teacher evaluation. The study draws from survey data of 606 K-12 school leaders in the USA in a state implementing a new teacher evaluation model under Race to the Top. Findings illustrate that school leaders spent…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Administrators, Faculty Development, Instructional Leadership
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Minor, Elizabeth Covay; Porter, Andrew C.; Murphy, Joseph; Goldring, Ellen; Elliott, Stephen N. – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
The Vanderbilt Assessment for Leadership in Education (VAL-ED) is a 360-degree learning-centered behaviors principal evaluation tool that includes ratings from the principal, supervisors, and teachers. The current study assesses the test-retest reliability of the VAL-ED for a sample of seven school districts as part of multiple validity and…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Principals, Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Briggs, Derek C.; Dadey, Nathan – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Results from a sample of 1,013 Georgia principals who rated 12,617 teachers are used to compare holistic and analytic principal judgments with indicators of student growth central to the state's teacher evaluation system. Holistic principal judgments were compared to mean student growth percentiles (MGPs) and analytic judgments from a formal…
Descriptors: Correlation, Protocol Analysis, Classroom Observation Techniques, Academic Achievement
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Santelices, Maria Veronica; Valencia, Edgar; Gonzalez, Jorge; Taut, Sandy – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
This research examines empirically the relationship between two measures of teacher quality: one based on professional standards and a second one using teacher value-added estimates. It also studies the extent to which teacher observable characteristics, such as teacher training variables, are associated to better performance on either of these…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Context Effect, Foreign Countries, Value Added Models
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Ebbeler, Johanna; Poortman, Cindy L.; Schildkamp, Kim; Pieters, Jules M. – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Schools in many different countries are increasingly expected to use data for school improvement. However, schools struggle with the implementation of data use, because building human capacity around data use in education has not received enough attention. Educators urgently need to develop data literacy skills for being able to use data. For…
Descriptors: Intervention, Information Literacy, Information Utilization, Data
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Maag Merki, Katharina; Oerke, Britta – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
This study extends previous research investigating the effects of state-wide exit exams by studying the change from a class-based to a state-wide exit exam system over 5 years, using multilevel analyses and examining mediating effects of teachers' practices on students' motivational orientations. In this multi-cohort study, we analyzed in…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, State Programs, Program Implementation, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Dedering, Kathrin; Sowada, Moritz G. – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
School inspections have become an important instrument of quality assurance and quality development in many European countries. So far, the focus of empirical research on school inspections has been on the acceptance of the procedure among the school-internal actors, its influence for internal quality development and its effects on student…
Descriptors: Inspection, Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Teamwork
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Penk, Christiane; Richter, Dirk – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Since the turn of the century, an increasing number of low-stakes assessments (i.e., assessments without direct consequences for the test-takers) are being used to evaluate the quality of educational systems. Internationally, research has shown that low-stakes test results can be biased due to students' low test-taking motivation and that…
Descriptors: Test Wiseness, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Tests
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Takashiro, Naomi – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
The author examined the simultaneous influence of Japanese middle school student and school socioeconomic status (SES) on student math achievement with two-level multilevel analysis models by utilizing the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Japan data sets. The theoretical framework used in this study was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Middle School Students, Socioeconomic Status
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Alcott, Benjamin – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Prior research has highlighted the importance of educational achievement throughout school in predicting subsequent progression to higher education in England. However, progress assessments may not only demonstrate students' prior academic achievement but also influence their future achievement. I compare students who have received different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Student Evaluation
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Arikan, Serkan; van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Yagmur, Kutlay – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Lower reading and mathematics performance of Turkish immigrant students as compared to mainstream European students could reflect differential learning outcomes, differential socioeconomic backgrounds of the groups, differential mainstream language proficiency, and/or test bias. Using PISA reading and mathematics scores of these groups, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Chen, Fei; Lui, Angela M.; Andrade, Heidi; Valle, Christopher; Mir, Hirah – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of criteria-referenced formative assessment on achievement in the arts. Seventy-five schools in New York City were assigned to either the treatment or control condition. The treatment involved 3195 elementary, middle, or high school students instructed by 43 music, visual arts, theater, or dance…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Criterion Referenced Tests, Art Education, Achievement Tests
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Ehren, Melanie C. M.; Godfrey, David – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
This paper explores the impact of external accountability on four mechanisms of network-internal quality control and the properties of (mandated) inter-organizational networks. An explorative case study approach examines the external accountability of a newly established educational network (MAT) and how schools and the Trust are held accountable…
Descriptors: Accountability, Institutional Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Faddar, Jerich; Vanhoof, Jan; De Maeyer, Sven – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
School self-evaluation (SSE), as an important leverage for quality assurance, often relies on surveys among staff members to collect information on the schools' functioning. The extent to which respondents cognitively process items as developers intended them determines the cognitive validity of SSE results. However, it is unclear what problems…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Institutional Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Cognitive Processes
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Kemethofer, David; Gustafsson, Jan-Eric; Altrichter, Herbert – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
In recent years, school inspections have been newly introduced or adapted to the evidence-based governance logic in many European countries. So far, empirical research on the impact of school inspections has produced inconclusive results. Methodologically, it has mainly focussed on analysis of a national inspection model and used cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
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