REL Northeast & Islands conducted a scan of state policies of on the use of student learning objectives in teacher evaluation systems. The policy brief and searchable tables provide policymakers with an overview of the characteristics of existing policies.
With support from a grant from the National Center for Education Research (NCER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, Michigan State University and Northwestern University will be conducting the 2014 Research Design Workshop for Faculty from Minority-Serving Institutions. The purpose of the Workshop is to provide an overview of quantitative education research design and introduce faculty from minority-serving institutions to IES research funding opportunities and application requirements. The goal of the Workshop is to increase the capacity of researchers from minority-serving institutions to develop and conduct rigorous evaluations of the impact of education interventions.
The average score for eighth-grade AI/AN students in reading was higher in 2009 than in 2007, and the percentage of AI/AN students at or above Proficient and at Advanced in mathematics was higher in 2009 than in 2005. (Read more)
Between 1985 and 2008, public school enrollment rose 26 percent, from 39.4 million to 49.8 million. (Read more)