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Caven, Meg; Durodoye, Raifu, Jr.; Zhang, Xinxin; Bock, Georgia – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
A large urban school district wanted to understand how its first-year teacher mentoring program might better support the district goals of increasing retention and maintaining a diverse workforce. This study investigated new teachers' participation in that program; how participation varied across teacher characteristics, especially how…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Caven, M.; Durodoye, R.; Zhang, X.; Bock, G. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
A large urban school district wanted to understand how its first-year teacher mentoring program might better support the district goals of increasing retention and maintaining a diverse workforce. The study investigated new teachers' participation in that program; how participation varied across teacher characteristics, especially how…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
Teacher induction and mentoring programs are increasingly promoted as an effective mechanism for improving new teacher quality, new teacher retention, and student outcomes. This Study Snapshot highlights key findings from a larger study that examined teacher survey and staffing data to describe new teachers' participation in a large urban…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
These are the appendixes for the report, "Variation in Mentoring Practices and Retention across New Teacher Demographic Characteristics under a Large Urban District's New Teacher Mentoring Program." A large urban school district wanted to understand how its first-year teacher mentoring program might better support the district goals of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Shields, Katherine A.; Bailey, Jessica; Hanita, Makoto; Zhang, Xinxin – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
This study examined participation in accelerated college credit programs dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and Advanced Placement courses in Rhode Island high schools to understand their effects on educational attainment in the 2013/14 grade 9 cohort. The state, which has funded and promoted these opportunities for students to earn college…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
This Study Snapshot highlights key findings where the Rhode Island Department of Education, the Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner, and state legislators sought evidence of the effects of state-funded programs for students to earn college credit during high school. Using data on the 2013/14 statewide grade 9 cohort, this…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
The "The Effects of Accelerated College Credit Programs on Educational Attainment in Rhode Island" study examined participation in accelerated college credit programs dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and Advanced Placement courses in Rhode Island high schools to understand their effects on educational attainment in the 2013/14…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students
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Caven, Meg; Khanani, Noman; Zhang, Xinxin; Parker, Caroline E. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
Staff turnover is a pressing problem in early childhood education. High turnover can create organizational instability and distract from the care and education mandate of early childhood education centers. The Early Childhood Workforce Development Research Alliance of the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands wants to better…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Salaries
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
These are the appendixes for the report, "Center- and Program-Level Factors Associated with Turnover in the Early Childhood Education Workforce." Staff turnover is a pressing problem in early childhood education. High turnover can create organizational instability and distract from the care and education mandate of early childhood…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Salaries
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Caven, M.; Khanani, N.; Zhang, X.; Parker, C. E. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
Staff turnover is a pressing problem in early childhood education. High turnover can create organizational instability and distract from the care and education mandate of early childhood education centers. The Early Childhood Workforce Development Research Alliance of the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands wants to better…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Salaries
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Kieffer, Michael J.; Parker, Caroline E. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
This longitudinal study analyzes high school graduation outcomes of students who entered New York City public schools in grade 5 or 6 as English learner students. It extends the work of Kieffer and Parker (2016) by investigating the high school graduation rates and the types of diploma earned by the 1,734 students who entered New York City public…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Public Schools, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates
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Bailey, Jessica; Shakman, Karen; Bocala, Candice; Zweig, Jacqueline – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2017
This study examined the relationship between teacher demographic characteristics (race/ethnicity, age, and gender) and teacher summative performance evaluation ratings in a large urban district over three school years--2012/13-2014/15. In all three years a disproportionately large percentage of Black teachers, teachers age 50 and older, and male…
Descriptors: Demography, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Evaluation, Summative Evaluation
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Zweig, Jacqueline; Irwin, Clare W.; Kook, Janna Fuccillo; Cox, Josh – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2015
The purpose of this study is to describe what data preschools in a mid-sized city in the Northeast collect, how they use that data, and the challenges they face. The study focuses on three types of data: early learning outcomes, dosage (i.e., the amount of exposure to early childhood education), and classroom quality. The report further…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality
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Zweig, Jacqueline; Irwin, Clare W.; Kook, Janna Fuccillo; Cox, Josh – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2015
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. This study explores how seven early childhood education programs in a mid-sized city in the Northeast region are collecting and using data, how they would like to use data, how they could use the data that they have, and the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality