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A Primer for Continuous Improvement in Schools and Districts

Type: Resource
Year of Publication: 
2017
Topic: 
Program Evaluation
Professional Development aligned to evaluation
This brief orients educational practitioners to the continuous improvement process and how it can work in educational settings. The brief provides an overview and includes references and resources...Read more »
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Data Quality Essentials Revisited

Type: Resource
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Data Systems
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
The purpose of this paper is to consolidate the information gathered under Center for Educator Compensation and Reform (CECR) on data quality issues. The paper provides updated information on the...Read more »
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Case Summary: Three Decades of Peer Assistance and Review

Type: Resource
Format: 
Case Study
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Professional Development aligned to evaluation
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
The concept of a peer assistance and review (PAR) program has been around for the past three decades. The first PAR program, called the Toledo Plan, started in the Toledo (OH) Public Schools in 1981...Read more »
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Classroom Assignment Paper

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Data Systems
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
The composition of students within the classroom is a key validity concern for classroom-level, value-added metrics. Value-added models (VAMs) implicitly assume that teachers have the same kind of...Read more »
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