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Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2018
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) was grappling with several issues including: (1) A respectable rate of growth in student achievement for both fourth- and eighth-grade math in the state of Alabama, as measured by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), but below the national average; and (2) A growing concern about…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Grade 4, Grade 8, National Competency Tests
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2017
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL), an affiliate of American Institutes for Research (AIR), publishes a biannual update of college- and career-readiness state standards and assessment resources. It is designed to assist staff in state education agencies (SEAs) and other educators in…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, State Standards, Educational Assessment
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2017
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at American Institutes for Research (AIR) publishes this biannual update of college- and career-readiness standards and assessment (CCRS-A) resources. This list of resources is designed to assist staff in state education agencies (SEAs) and other educators in their curricula, instruction, standards, and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, State Standards, Academic Standards
Meibaum, Debra L. – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2016
This publication provides an overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The following topics are covered : (1) Introductory Information, including a timelime and ESSA modifications to the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB); (2) State Plan; 3) Statewide Accountability System, ; (4) Academic Assessments; (5) Standards; (6) School Improvement;…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Program Descriptions, Definitions
Bonsu, Pam; Goertzen, Heidi; Howard-Brown, Beth; Kaase, Kris; LaTurner, Jason; Times, Chris – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2016
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at SEDL, an affiliate of American Institutes for Research (AIR), partnered with the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) in 2014 to assist in evaluating Alabama Plan 2020, mainly focusing on learners and the graduation rate. SECC provided professional development and analytic technical assistance…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Graduation Rate, Strategic Planning, Faculty Development
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2016
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL), an affiliate of American Institutes for Research (AIR), publishes a biannual update of college- and career-readiness state standards and assessment resources. It is designed to assist staff in state education agencies (SEAs) and other educators in…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, State Standards, Academic Standards
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2016
A state education agency (SEA) served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) has requested information regarding research on best practices related to successful alternative charter school programs and virtual charter school programs. Specifically, the SEA is interested in research in many areas of policy and practice for alternative and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Nontraditional Education, Best Practices, Educational Research
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2015
Moving schools up the performance slope takes energy, leverage, and the right research-based approaches. In 2010, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction launched an initiative to "Turn Around the Lowest Achieving Schools" (TALAS). The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) partnered with the state education agency (SEA) to…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2015
A state education agency (SEA) served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) has requested information regarding state-developed (also referred to as state-determined) alternative models for schools receiving School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds. The state-determined school improvement model (one of three new models) offers an alternative to…
Descriptors: Grants, Educational Improvement, Federal Aid, Models
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2014
A state department of education (SDE) served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at SEDL requested information regarding state use of schoolwide, large-scale professional learning communities (PLCs). Specifically, the SDE staff wanted to know the following with respect to PLC work in other states: (1) Are PLCs state-mandated through…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, State Programs, School Districts
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2014
One of the states served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) requested the center's assistance in compiling information regarding educational support for Native American students. To obtain this information, SECC staff contacted 16 states that have state agency contacts for Indian Education and/or that indicate a population of more than…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Student Needs, Academic Support Services, Educational Policy
Copeland, Glenda; Neeley, Ann – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2013
Research over the past 30 years has found that effective principals can significantly improve various components of student achievement and learning. In addition, there are few examples of improving student achievement that were not led by an effective principal. Research has also identified the need for the change to be systemic or comprehensive…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Effectiveness, School Turnaround, Leadership Qualities
Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2013
A state department of education (SDE) served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) at SEDL requested information on state-run virtual education programs, specifically: (1) What are states doing to support districts through state-run virtual education (VE) programs? (2) What policies and procedures are necessary to support a successful…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, State Programs, School Districts
Howard-Brown, Beth; Martinez, Danny; Times, Chris – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2012
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are viewed as fundamental elements in the preparation of our next generation. This is evidenced by President Obama's goal of "moving our nation from the middle to the top of the pack in math and science education" and his focus on (a) hiring additional STEM teachers; (b) enhancing…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Access to Education, Student Diversity, Student Interests
Arellano, Brenda; Baldwin, Marion; LaTurner, Jason; Mabus, Jesse; Times, Chris; Wade, Sally M. – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2012
It is clear that families and communities play key roles in student achievement and school improvement efforts. Across the nation, states are leading initiatives to improve communication and engagement with these stakeholders through effective data sharing. Key points highlighted in this brief include: (1) Maintaining close ties with family and…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Community Involvement, Family School Relationship, School Community Relationship
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