Research & Findings
Category: White Paper

Briefs of project findings geared to a specific audience

There are 4 publications for this category.

THE FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH 11TH GRADE STUDENT ACADEMIC PROFICIENCY IN MATH AND READING IN PENNSYLVANIA
F. Joseph Merlino, R. Lorraine Bernotsky, Jill Feldman, Ning Rui, | June 18, 2009
Category: White Paper
Topic: General
Overview of Findings An analysis of publicly available data for the 498 school districts in Pennsylvania reveals that: * 11th grade PSSA performance in math and reading is slightly negatively associated with total district expenditures per student, which ranged between $ 8,168 - $29,512 per student, while holding other contextual...
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Tight But Loose: Scaling Up Teacher Professional Development in Diverse Contexts
multiple | March 1, 2009
Category: White Paper
Topic: General
Tight But Loose: Scaling Up Teacher Professional Development in Diverse Contexts This series of papers was originally presented as a symposium at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) held between April 9, 2007, and April 13, 2007,...
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Science Literacy Matrix 9-12
February 20, 2009
Category: White Paper
Topic: General
Science Literacy Matrix 9-12 The Science Literacy Matrix 9-12 project arose out of a need expressed by the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on College and Career Success to articulate the science knowledge and skills needed by high school graduates to assure their success in college and careers. This project was undertaken...
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Exploration of Faculty Disciplinary Research and Teaching Interactions Interim Report #1: Analysis of On-Line Survey of MSP STEM Faculty
Deborah Pomeroy, EdD | January 28, 2008
Category: White Paper
Topic: General
The main emphasis of NSF’s MSP program is on K-12 student achievement in challenging mathematics and science courses. An important component of the MSP theory of action to ensure increased student achievement is the development of an enlarged talent pool of highly qualified and diverse mathematics and science teachers. A...
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