Cynthia is learning how to create academic posters. In this example, she explores the estimated associations between socioeconomic status and the distribution of intervention responses using the quantile regression approach.
The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has turned a spotlight on K–12 virtual-space learning. This model attempts to directly replicate in the virtual school space many of the teacher–student interactions that occur in the traditional school space.
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the measures that make up each of the three separate accountability indices of school performance in South Carolina could be used to create an overall, reliable index of school perform
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Robert Balfanz from John Hopkins University presents work on the often overlooked prevalence of chronic absenteeism in low-performing schools and the role of chronic absenteeism in undermining school reform efforts.
This study compared American Indian students in grades 6–12 in NC to all other students in the same grades both within the same schools and statewide on student demographics, school characteristics, and education
Given the abrupt transition to emergency remote learning due to COVID-19 and the continued uncertainty around what the 2020/21 school year holds, considering options for rethinking how educators, students, and families "do school" is imperative.
Just as normalcy somewhat returned by the end of the 2018/19 school year and the beginning of the 2019/20 year, little did we know that a different kind of storm was going to knock us off our feet again.
As we prepare to implement summer distance learning opportunities and devise multiple options for opening the 2020/21 academic year, the urgency for figuring out how to best support our students has created multiple possibilities and challenges.
Literacy coaching initiatives have been implemented in states, school districts, and individual schools for a number of years, and we know that this professional development can be effective if coaches engage in evidence-based activities.
As students learn to read, educators and parents want to know if they are on track to become successful readers. The solution is a streamlined framework, where the purpose for each assessment is clearly defined.
By offering students access to courses not available in their home brick-and-mortar school, VirtualSC increases students' opportunities to create a more flexible and personalized learning pathway that better matches students' career interests.
This audio features Laurie Lee, manager of the REL SE Improving Literacy Research Alliance, LeighAnne Cheeseman and Jill Hoda, Asst. State Literacy Coordinators with Mississippi DoE, and Kirsten Wells, State Literacy Director for Mississippi DoE
In this podcast, REL Southeast Director Dr. Barbara Foorman discusses considerations of implementation of effective early literacy interventions based on evidence-based products released by the Institute of Education Sciences.
This interview featuring Dr. Osborne-Lampkin answers questions about the value of quality assessment processes and discusses the role of self-assessment in helping educators reflect and benchmark current practices against evidence-based norms.