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Center for Social Organization of Schools  // Posts tagged as "Center for Social Organization of Schools"

The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension

The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension

The effects of coaching on English teachers’ reading instruction practices and adolescent students’ reading comprehension Marcia H. Davis, James M. McPartland, Charlene Pryseski & Elizabeth Kim April 4, 2018 ABSTRACT Although the use of literacy coaches is becoming more common, few research studies have shown positive effects of coaching on teacher practices and student achievement. In the […]

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Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office

Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office

Improving College Readiness for Historically Underserved Students: The Role of the District Office By Martha Abele Mac Iver, Douglas J. Mac Iver, and Emily Clark December 2017 Research on the role of institutions in influencing students’ readiness for college has so far focused primarily on the school level and the state policy context, with only little attention to […]

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For All Kids, How Kentucky is Closing the High School Graduation Gap for Low-Income Students

For All Kids, How Kentucky is Closing the High School Graduation Gap for Low-Income Students

For All Kids, How Kentucky is Closing the High School Graduation Gap for Low-income Students, takes an in-depth look at the state’s campaign to bring educational equity to all students. Despite an above-average poverty level, Kentucky is a leader in closing the gap between the number of low-income and non-low-income graduates, and has one of […]

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Building A College Readiness Indicator System: Progress in the Dallas Independent School District

Building A College Readiness Indicator System: Progress in the Dallas Independent School District

The Dallas Independent School District has been one of the pioneers nationally in creating a systemic district-wide initiative to develop measurable indicators of college readiness at the individual, school, and district level and to build the leadership commitment, data infrastructure, adult capacity, supports, interventions, and outreach efforts to increase college readiness and college access for […]

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The White House Launches New National Effort and Ad Council Campaign to Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism and Drive Student Success

The White House Launches New National Effort and Ad Council Campaign to Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism and Drive Student Success

February 19, 2016, the White House and the U.S. Department of Education announced two groundbreaking campaigns to address and eliminate chronic student absenteeism in this country: the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Success Mentors Initiative — with 10 initial participating cities — and a multi-million dollar Ad Council campaign to engage parents on this critical issue. […]

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