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Tirado, Andrea; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
This study found that as early as the beginning of kindergarten and before any formal schooling began for most students, the achievement gap already existed. It was mostly related to students' poverty, ELL status, and SWD status, as well as to schools' having larger proportions of economically disadvantaged students. Students from poor families…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Primary Education, Elementary School Students, Achievement Gap
Tirado, Andrea; Hernandez, Vanessa Gonzalez; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) began the development and planning of various models for the reopening of schools in 2020-2021 following school closures and distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Reopening of Schools Teacher Survey was developed and distributed to MDCPS instructional personnel. The survey asked various…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, COVID-19, Pandemics
Hernandez, Vanessa Gonzalez; Tirado, Andrea; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
As the state and city begin to reopen following the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) conducted an online Districtwide survey of parents of students who currently attend and who plan to attend M-DCPS during the 2020-2021 school year. The Reopening of Schools Parent Survey gathered information from parents regarding their…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, COVID-19, Pandemics
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
Delaying school start times may help in alleviating some of the negative effects of the lack of sleep among adolescents. There appears to be a consensus among various researchers that later school start times are associated with an increase in total sleep time in adolescents, although some researchers find that such an effect might be fleeting. In…
Descriptors: Sleep, Fatigue (Biology), School Schedules, Educational Change
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
This report examines one component of the current school accountability system--learning gains. We find that learning gain percentages are affected by a variety of factors including starting achievement level, socioeconomic status, and English language learner status when the current definition of learning gains is used. Hence, we propose a new…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Socioeconomic Status, English Language Learners, Definitions
Tirado, Andrea; Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
This Research Brief describes a model developed as an alternative method for making ESOL exit decisions in 2019-2020. Given the cancellation of the 2019-2020 Statewide student assessment, FSA ELA results which are used as one of the two major components for making ESOL exit decisions will not be available, and an alternative method is needed. This…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Models, Decision Making
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
This Research Brief summarizes the performance of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) students participating in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program was offered at six M-DCPS high schools in 2019-2020. Over 2,900 assessments were completed by M-DCPS students in 28 subject areas in 2019-2020. The number of IB…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students, COVID-19
Tirado, Andrea – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2020
This research brief summarizes the performance of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) students participating in the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Program. Cambridge courses and assessments were offered at 15 MDCPS high schools in 2019-2020. Over 13,100 assessments were completed by M-DCPS students in 31…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests
Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
This Information Capsule reviews the research conducted on elementary level grade retention. Research findings on the effect of retention on elementary students' outcomes are inconsistent. One widely accepted conclusion is that when retention occurs, it should be accompanied by additional interventions designed to increase students' academic…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement, Social Development
Shneyderman, Aleksandr – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
Curriculum Associates' i-Ready is an adaptive diagnostic and individualized instructional tool that has been used in M-DCPS in the last few years. In addition, Curriculum Associates provides the District with results of their predictive model, which uses the students' outcomes on the Fall and Winter i-Ready diagnostic testing as well as the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Language Arts, Reading Achievement
Tirado, Andrea – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
This Research Brief summarizes the performance of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) students participating in the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Program. Cambridge courses and examinations were offered at 14 MDCPS high schools in 2018-2019. Over 11,800 examinations were taken by M-DCPS students in 32…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
This Research Brief summarizes the performance of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) students participating in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program was offered at six M-DCPS high schools in 2018-2019. Over 3,000 examinations were taken by M-DCPS students in 26 subject areas in 2018-2019. The number of IB examinations…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students, Hispanic American Students
Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
Miami-Dade County Public Schools had 23,062 graduates in the 2018-2019 academic year. Most students, 90%, achieved a standard diploma (24 credits). Some students chose an alternative curriculum where 506 (2%) achieved an Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) diploma and 368 (2%) achieved an International Baccalaureate (IB). An…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High School Graduates, Graduation Requirements, Advanced Placement Programs
Tirado, Andrea – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2019
This Information Capsule answers the most frequently asked questions about Miami-Dade County Public Schools' (M-DCPS) academic performance during the 2018-2019 school year. M-DCPS earned a District Performance Grade of "A" in 2019. The percentage of M-DCPS schools earning a School Performance Grade of "A" remained stable from…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Standardized Tests, State Standards, Public Schools
Tirado, Andrea – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2018
This Information Capsule provides an overview of the Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP) for Miami-Dade County Public School students sponsored by Miami-Dade County, The Children's Trust, Career Source of South Florida, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, JPMorgan Chase, and the Foundation for New Education Initiatives. The SYIP is a five-week paid…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Youth Programs, Internship Programs, Public Schools
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