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Improving academic achievement with freedom and accountability

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Improving academic achievement with freedom and accountability

hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, hearing held in Chicago, Illinois, March 2, 2001.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Academic achievement -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Educational accountability -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • School improvement programs -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E3 2001i
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3597639M
      ISBN 100160663873
      LC Control Number2002320152
      OCLC/WorldCa48934806

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      Suspensions were up, teacher morale was down, and academic achievement scores had flatlined. Something had to give. Dr. Kristine Eaton, the former Indianapolis Public Schools Wellness Specialist, worked in IPS for 20 years, and had an up close and personal view of what was going on at Arlington Woods. Decentralization and Achievement. Decentralization also appears to improve student performance. Only a few of the districts could be directly compared because they use the same standardized achievement test. Houston and Los Angeles, the sixth and second largest school districts in the United States, respectively, each use the Stanford 9 test.

      use of the traditional school calendar. Despite these concerns, improving academic student achievement levels remains a priority within educational arenas and gives rise to the consideration of interventions that seek to alleviate said achievement losses, to include adjustments to school year : Gregory Scott Morin. Standards hold the greatest hope for significantly improving student achievement. Every other policy mandate we've tried hasn't done so. For example, right after A Nation at Risk (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, ) was published, we tried to increase academic achievement by making graduation requirements more rigorous.


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