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Surr, Wendy – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2019
There is growing recognition of the importance of advising support for ensuring student postsecondary success--especially for disadvantaged students. This resource provides an overview of the extensive theoretical and empirical research base on student advising and confirms that there is promising evidence that advising can benefit students.…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Evidence Based Practice, School Counselors, School Counseling
Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
The act of goal setting is a desired competency area for students associated with the "learning-to-learn" skills students need to engage in deeper learning (William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, 2013). The act of goal setting, therefore, is a practice that educators can use to help fuel students' learning-to-learn skills, such as a sense…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Skill Development, Learning, Evidence Based Practice
Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
Since 2010, the Institute for Personalized Learning (I4PL), a division of Cooperative Educational Service Agency (CESA) 1, has been collaborating with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to inform the state's work with the Innovation Lab Network (ILN) managed by the Council of Chief State School Officers. ILN is a network of states that…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Educational Change, Program Implementation, Educational Innovation
Bowman, Nicole; Reinhardt, Martin – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), some districts are required to consult with tribal governments on the development of their education plans. This practice brief is intended to serve as an overview of district-level ESEA tribal consultation requirements and as guidance for local education agencies (LEAs). This brief does not…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Tribally Controlled Education
Welch, Matthew; Feygin, Amy; English, David – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
This brief presents a review of research and current state practices as they relate to measures that Iowa might consider for its federal accountability indicator of school quality or student success--specifically, for inclusion within a composite index of postsecondary readiness. Section 1 of this brief introduces a framework for evaluating and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Indicators, Accountability
Tabaku, Lisa; Carbuccia-Abbott, Maryan; Saavedra, Elena – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
This report reflects available information about the native language standardized assessments in use by the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The report reflects the growing interest and commitment of policy makers, state education agencies (SEAs), and the public to provide English learners (ELs) equitable access to…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Native Language, English Language Learners, Testing Accommodations