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Title:  Monitoring School Quality: An Indicators Report
Description: This report explores why some schools may be better than others at helping students learn. It reviews 13 characteristics of schools, classrooms, and teachers that are most likely related to school quality and student learning. For each indicator, the report identifies where national data are currently available and reliable. It assesses the current status of our schools by examining and critiquing these national indicator data. The report is designed for policymakers, researchers, and others interested in assessing the strength of our schools.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 2000
Web Release: November 29, 2000
Print Release: December 23, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2001030
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Daniel P. Mayer, John E. Mullens, Mary T. Moore, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
John H. Ralph.