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Improving Educational Opportunities: A Randomized Evaluation Study of a High School Dropout Prevention Program

Improving Educational Opportunities: A Randomized Evaluation Study of a High School Dropout Prevention Program

American Educational Research Association  |  April 2009 Common Characteristics of Effective Dropout Prevention Programs personalizing the experience of high school to increase student engagement through mentoring or counseling programs focusing on increasing student attendance and achievement (tutoring or other academic support) helping students to see a connection between high school work and life after high […]

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Data-Driven Decision Making Requires More than Just Achievement Data: Measuring and Analyzing the Factors that Influence Achievement

Data-Driven Decision Making Requires More than Just Achievement Data: Measuring and Analyzing the Factors that Influence Achievement

National Conference on Education  |  February 2009 The importance of collecting and analyzing data on factors behind student achievement (e.g., teacher practice, instructional quality and intervention implementation) Specific strategies for collecting and analyzing such data How to use results in a feedback loop for decision-making regarding instructional practice, equipping teachers, and implementing effective interventions for […]

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