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Achievement testing of disadvantaged and minority students for educational program evaluation

Achievement testing of disadvantaged and minority students for educational program evaluation

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Published by CTB/McGraw-Hill in [Monterey, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements -- Congresses.,
  • Grading and marking (Students) -- Congresses.,
  • Students -- Rating of -- Congresses.,
  • Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Congresses.,
  • Children of minorities -- Education -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michael J. Wargo and Donald Ross Green.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsWargo, M. J., Green, Donald Ross., United States. Office of Education. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3051 .A528
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 464 p. :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717827M
    LC Control Number78004519

    The No Child Left Behind Act of (NCLB) was a U.S. Act of Congress that reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; it included Title I provisions applying to disadvantaged students. It supported standards-based education reform based on the premise that setting high standards and establishing measurable goals could improve individual outcomes in education. Two-Way Bilingual Education: Students Learning through Two Languages. Educational Practice Report: Christian, Donna Since the mids two-way bilingual education programs have attracted renewed interest as an effective way to educate both language-minority and language-majority students.

    Moreover, they may play an important, even dominant, role in selecting children for exam schools and gifted and talented programs. 5 IQ tests play an important part in the special education evaluation process, and their use contributes to the disproportionate placement of minority students into. In November , the Governor's Office authorized a performance-based pay grant program for Texas public school educators. This initiative, the Governor’s Educator Excellence grant program, commenced in August In addition, the 79th Legislature authorized two additional performance-based pay programs for Texas.

    responded to reports of low academic achievement among its students, most of whom were poor and minority, with two major programs. One was a major bilingual education program, and the other was a special program in ten elementary schools with African American student populations of 60 percent or more. This special program's evaluation included. Implementing Schoolwide Programs An Idea Book on Planning (October ) This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged Administrators, All, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I, Family Literacy, Homeless People, Local Education Agencies, Poverty.


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Procedures are described that have been implemented in evaluating minority medical education programs operated by the University of Virginia School of Medicine since Both process and outcome evaluation procedures have been used.

Results of evaluation efforts are reviewed by program staff to design program improvements and : Kathleen Bodisch Lynch. THE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT GUARANTEE IN EDUCATION (SAGE) PROGRAM Submitted by the SAGE Evaluation Team the SAGE program have on student achievement.

To ascertain and to explain this impact, the disadvantaged minority students seemed to benefit more from smaller class sizes than their peers (Pate- Bain, Achilles, Boyd- Zaharias, & Cited by:   The Federal TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

TRIO includes six outreach and support programs targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college, and disabled students to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs.

Education; Program Evaluation; Reading Achievement IDENTIFIERS Illinois (Chicago) ABSTRACT. This study examined the impact of preschool education on the academic achievement of third graders from May Community Academic Public School in Chicago, Illinois.

The subjects were all minority students. A random sample of 30 students per group was. Updated: July 7, The “achievement gap” in education refers to the disparity in academic performance between groups of students.

The achievement gap shows up in grades, standardized-test Author: Susan Ansell. INEQUALITY AND ACHIEVEMENT. The concentration of minority students in high-minority schools facilitates inequality. Nearly two-thirds of “minority” students attend predominantly minority schools, and one-third of black students attend intensely segregated schools (90% or more minority enrollment), most of which are in central cities (Schofield,p.

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Low test scores relegate minority group members, already at an educational and vocational disadvantage because of past discrimination and low expectations of their ability, to educational tracks that lead to mediocrity and low achievement (Chipman, Marshall, & Scott, ; Payne & Payne, ; see also “Possible Sources of Bias” section).

Standardized test scores: Elementary school students participating in Boston’s City Connects program have much higher scores than their peers outside the program in both reading and math on the Stanford Achievement Test as well as on state standardized tests.

Despite being poorer, on average, than other Kentucky students, students in Kentucky. (4) holding schools, local educational agencies, and States accountable for improving the academic achievement of all students, and identifying and turning around low-performing schools that have failed to provide a high-quality education to their students, while providing alternatives to students in such schools to enable the students to.

for minority and disadvantaged students, although the evidence is less clear for others. Ferguson argued that evidence of the effectiveness of money spent on Title I or Chapter 1, which along with Head Start is the largest federal education program serving disadvantaged students, has been hard to find.

(Note: Head Start and Title I are two. The consequences of interpretation bias are grave. For instance, because many school districts rely on a single test score to place students in gifted education programs 2, and given the lower performance of diverse groups on tests, this practice serves as an effective gate-keeping mechanism.

Interpreting test performance—high or low—based. Solutions range from “guided pathways” to help students better understand what courses they must take to graduate on time, to “dual enrollment” programs for students to earn college credit while they are still in high school.

Some advocate for making America’s higher education system more student-centric. Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) program in promoting academic achievement of students in kindergarten through third-grade classrooms in schools serving low-income children.

The SAGE statute [s. ] required participating schools to (1) reduce class size to 15 in. For an elementary school teacher who works with economically disadvantaged students, it can be discouraging to hear phrases like “significant achievement gap” or “million-word gap” in discussions of the reading and vocabulary development of our students.

The achievement gap between white students and black students has barely narrowed over the last 50 years, Tags: education, student loans, minority students. Best of. While working as an assistant director for academic affairs at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission from toDr.

Michael Nettles, now senior vice president and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair for Policy Evaluation & Research Center at the ETS, grew concerned about the lack of minority student data available to researchers.

The need for minority health professionals. The benefits in diversifying the classroom and workforce are clear. Racial diversity among students in their medical education can enhance the educational experience for all students [].Moreover, racial and ethnic minority health care providers are more likely to serve minority and medically underserved communities, increasing access to care.

1 Introduction. Competency‐based education (CBE) has already shifted dramatically across the landscape of higher education. As a result of the Department of Education's Experimental Sites Program announcement in (Baker, ), several universities and colleges were given the opportunity to allow students to achieve college credits through competency‐based assessments.

At the center of these debates are interpretations of the gaps in educational achievement between white and non-Asian minority students as measured by standardized test scores. The Achievement Gap: Minority students’ access to high-quality education and achievement improved over the past few decades; as measured by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the black-white test score gap narrowed between the early s and in both reading and mathematics for students at all three ages tested (age.education services, following the eligibility requirements defined in SBOE (see Appendix A, below).

The district and/or school provides gifted education programs to eligible gifted students. o The district and/or school ensures that each school’s program (1) Is based upon accepted research and educational theory or principles.New programs implemented by academic advising and career center are aimed at the retention of high-risk students, including disadvantaged and minority students.