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Agronick, Gail; Clark, Amy; O'Donnell, Lydia; Stueve, Ann – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2009
This report summarizes efforts to develop and pilot test a protocol for collecting information about parent involvement policies, practices, and programs being implemented at the middle and high school levels. The protocol can be used to expand documentation of strategies selected, adapted, and sustained in future years. The study reviewed the…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Data Collection, Middle Schools, High Schools
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Agronick, Gail; Clark, Amy; O'Donnell, Lydia; Stueve, Ann – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2009
This report summarizes efforts to develop and pilot test a protocol for collecting information about parent involvement policies, practices, and programs being implemented at the middle and high school levels. The protocol can be used to expand documentation of strategies selected, adapted, and sustained in future years. The study reviewed the…
Descriptors: High Schools, Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Bocala, Candice; Mello, Daniel; Reedy, Kristin; Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2009
Response to intervention (RTI) is an approach to instruction, assessment, and intervention that enables early identification of students who are experiencing academic or behavioral difficulties. The jurisdictions served by the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands expressed interest in a study of whether and how state education…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Instructional Improvement, State Departments of Education
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Ellis, Pamela; Grogan, Marian; Levy, Abigail Jurist; Tucker-Seeley, Kevon – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
This report provides state-, regional-, and district-level decisionmakers in the Northeast and Islands Region with a description of the "Compendium of Strategies to Reduce Teacher Turnover in the Northeast and Islands Region," a searchable database of selected profiles of retention strategies implemented in Connecticut, Maine,…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Profiles, Databases, Faculty Mobility
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Buckley, Katie; Ehrlich, Stacy; Midouhas, Emily; Brodesky, Amy – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
This report describes the mathematics performance of grade 4 students with disabilities across schools categorized by need-to-resource capacity and compares their performance by school with that of general education students across New York State from 2003 to 2005. Three research questions are examined: (1) What is the mathematics performance of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Disabilities, Grade 4
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Ehrlich, Stacy; Buckley, Katie; Midouhas, Emily; Brodesky, Amy – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
Across the country states and school districts need to improve the mathematics performance of students with disabilities. This population of students increased since the 1970s, and there have also been changes in education expectations and accountability under the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Acts of 1997 and 2004…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics
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Louie, Josephine; Ehrlich, Stacy – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
Using data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP), this report examines how gender gaps differ between Vermont NAEP scores and U.S. NAEP scores and between Vermont NAEP and NECAP scores in grades 4 and 8. Overall and disaggregated by poverty and disability status, gender…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, National Competency Tests, Measures (Individuals), Effect Size
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Louie, Josephine; Brodesky, Amy; Brett, Jessica; Yang, Li-Ming; Tan, Yvette – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 requires states to ensure that all students make adequate yearly progress in achieving proficiency in English language arts and math. This study examines how six diverse schools have responded to the challenge of educating their students in math, particularly students with disabilities and other…
Descriptors: School Culture, Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
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Zorfass, Judith; Urbano, Carole – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
This study, conducted during the 2006/07 academic year, describes how four midsize urban school districts in the Northeast and Islands Region--Worcester, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Yonkers, New York; and Providence, Rhode Island--were providing foundation skills assessments and programs to struggling middle-grade readers. Researchers…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Intervention, School Districts, Basic Skills
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Myint-U, Athi; O'Donnell, Lydia; Osher, David; Petrosino, Anthony; Stueve, Ann – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
Despite evidence that some dropout prevention programs have positive effects, whether districts in the region are using such evidence-based programs has not been documented. To generate and share knowledge on dropout programs and policies, this report details a project to create a searchable database with information on target audiences,…
Descriptors: Databases, Pilot Projects, Dropout Programs, Dropout Prevention
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Brackett, Ann; Mundry, Susan; Guckenburg, Sarah; Bourexis, Patricia – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
New York rural schools and districts have a high percentage of core teaching assignments filled by highly qualified teachers, with only small differences across key factors such as school poverty and school need for improvement. Urban schools--particularly those in New York City--have fewer core assignments filled by highly qualified teachers.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Rural Education
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Henderson, Susan; Petrosino, Anthony; Guckenburg, Sarah; Hamilton, Stephen – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2008
This technical brief examines whether, after two years of implementation, schools in Massachusetts using quarterly benchmark exams aligned with state standards in middle school mathematics showed greater gains in student achievement than those not doing so. A quasi-experimental design, using covariate matching and comparative interrupted…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, State Standards, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement
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Henderson, Susan; Petrosino, Anthony; Guckenburg, Sarah; Hamilton, Stephen – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2007
This report examines a Massachusetts pilot program for quarterly benchmark exams in middle-school mathematics, finding that program schools do not show greater gains in student achievement after a year. But that finding might reflect limited data rather than ineffective benchmark assessments. Benchmark assessments are used in many districts…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Academic Achievement, Benchmarking, Middle Schools
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