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Hanita, Makoto; Bailey, Jessica; Khanani, Noman; Bocala, Candice; Zweig, Jacqueline; Bock, Georgia – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
Connecticut is one of many states that implements an induction program for beginning teachers to mitigate high turnover and lower efficacy among early-career teachers. The state's Teacher Education and Mentoring (TEAM) Program requires beginning teachers to complete five instructional modules, have a certain number of contact hours with a mentor,…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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Hanita, M.; Bailey, J.; Khanani, N.; Bocala, C.; Zweig, J.; Bock, G. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
Connecticut is one of many states that implements an induction program for beginning teachers to mitigate high turnover and lower efficacy among early-career teachers. The state's Teacher Education and Mentoring (TEAM) Program requires beginning teachers to complete five instructional modules, have a certain number of contact hours with a mentor,…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
Connecticut is one of 29 states that require beginning teachers to complete an induction program to mitigate high turnover and lower efficacy among early-career teachers. Its two-year Teacher Education and Mentoring (TEAM) Program provides guidance to beginning teachers through several mechanisms, including five instructional modules and ongoing…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
These are the appendixes for the report, "Investigating the Relationship between Adherence to Connecticut's Teacher Education and Mentoring Program and Teacher Retention." This study was conducted to explore the relationship between adherence to TEAM Program requirements and the outcome of interest-teacher retention. Teacher induction,…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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Therriault, Susan; Li, Yibing; Bhatt, Monica P.; Narlock, Jason – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
High school graduation is a critical milestone for students as it has implications for future opportunity and success on both individual and societal levels. In Puerto Rico recent changes in how high school graduation rates are calculated have drawn closer attention to the issue of high school graduation and thus a growing interest in…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, High School Students, Graduation, Correlation
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Meyers, Coby; Wan, Yinmei – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
Identifying schools that are beating the odds--schools that are exceeding academic performance expectations, given the composition of their student body--can lead to promising practices that other schools serving similar populations can implement. Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands used data on high-poverty high schools in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Institutional Characteristics, Poverty, Public Schools
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Meyers, Coby V.; Wan, Yinmei – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2016
The Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands conducted this study using data on public high schools in Puerto Rico from national and territory databases to compare methods for identifying beating-the-odds schools. Schools were identified by two methods, a status method that ranked high-poverty schools based on their current observed…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods
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Shields, Katherine A.; Cook, Kyle DeMeo; Greller, Sara – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2016
As a growing number of states require kindergarten entry assessments, more state and district administrators are becoming interested in how their peers use these assessments around the country. Given this interest, state administrators participating in Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands Early Childhood Education Research…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Public Schools, Correlation
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Shields, Katherine A.; Cook, Kyle DeMeo; Greller, Sara – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2016
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. Child development research on the importance of early experiences for later life outcomes has underscored the need for effective early childhood education. With the aim of providing high-quality education, many kindergarten…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Public Schools, Correlation
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Parker, Caroline E.; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Irwin, Clare W. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This study examined student and program characteristics that are related to English proficiency and content area achievement for English language learner (ELL) students in one urban district in Connecticut. The study found that ELL students in special education had English proficiency scores significantly lower than the mean for all ELL students…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Urban Schools, School Districts, Language Proficiency
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Parker, Caroline E.; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Irwin, Clare W. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. The study examined student and program characteristics that are related to English proficiency and content area achievement for English language learner (ELL) students in one urban district in Connecticut. Study authors found…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Urban Schools, School Districts, Language Proficiency
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Parker, Caroline E.; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Irwin, Clare W. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
The number of English language learners has grown in the Northeast & Islands Region over the past decade. While the total student population shrank 3.5 percent between 2001/02 and 2009/10, the population of English language learner students grew 7.6 percent and now constitutes 6.1 percent of students in the region, up from 5.5 percent in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, English Language Learners, Urban Areas, Language Proficiency
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Hoyle, Craig D.; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Chang, Quincy – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
The Maine Department of Education wanted to use longitudinal data from its data system to better understand whether and how student and school characteristics are associated with student performance on the state-mandated Maine High School Assessment (MHSA). It was particularly interested in understanding the factors associated with changes in test…
Descriptors: High Schools, Intervals, Critical Reading, Educational Improvement
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Hoyle, Craig D.; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Chang, Quincy – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
The Maine Department of Education wanted to use longitudinal data from its data system to better understand whether and how student and school characteristics are associated with student performance on the state-mandated Maine High School Assessment (MHSA). It was particularly interested in understanding the factors associated with changes in test…
Descriptors: High Schools, Critical Reading, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs