Measuring Success

Measuring Success

Worth the Investment: Strengthening Teacher Evaluation in the Age of Accountability

Sabrina Laine, Ph.D. and Ellen Behrstock-Sherratt, Ph.D.

Teacher accountability in the United States is in a period of transformation. In July 2012, the 26th state received an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Waiver, marking relief for more than half of the states from many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act. In...

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Perspectives from the Business Community: Preparing Students for Success in the Work Place

Does K-12 education impact students’ preparedness for the work force? Do businesses find that students are prepared to be productive when they first enter the work place?

Focused on the theme of Student Preparedness, AdvancED Source interviewed several business...

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Research Brief: Student Perceptions on Preparedness

By Heather Kinsey

Preparing students for life after high school is extremely important work, but how do schools know if the work they are doing is having the desired results? An incredible amount of time and energy is invested in the collection and analysis of assessment results and graduation/completion data,...

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CEO Message: Preparing Students for Their Success

By Mark A. Elgart, Ed.D.

One of the greatest challenges – and opportunities – that teachers, principals, administrators and superintendents face each and every day is preparing students for the future. How do we define student preparedness? For some, it’s being prepared to not only attend, but to graduate from a college...

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