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- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
After a decade of studies, this report released in 2002, draws together RAND's research on New American Schools, highlighting the organizations significant contribution to comprehensive school reform and noting the challenges that came with implementing whole-school designs. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This study sets forth the RAND statistical analyses determining both the areas of significant progress in the new American schools scale-up of implementation of its whole-school reform designs, and various other areas in need of additional attention. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
Teacher education has been subject to both scathing criticism and innumerable efforts designed to reform it or to save it from being dismantled. One of the latest and most well funded efforts aimed at teacher education reform is boldly titled Teachers for a New Era (TNE). Eleven colleges and universities of various types nationwide were selected to... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
RAND gathered information from the 50 states and theDistrict of Columbia (DC) on state assessment systems and studentperformance on reading or English language arts and writing assessments inorder to measure adolescent?s (grades 4 through 12) performance toward stateliteracy goals. more...
- RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95
This work evaluates New American Schools (NAS), a private, non-profit corporation which funds school reform at elementary and secondary levels. It provides an analysis of school and district progress in adopting NAS designs, including demographic descriptors, and performance outcomes. more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
The New York City Department of Education asked RAND to conduct an independent longitudinal evaluation of its 5th-grade promotion policy. The findings of that study, conducted between March 2006 and August 2009, provide a comprehensive view of the policy's implementation and its impact on student outcomes, particularly for students at risk of retention... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Examines five accountability models--two from the manufacturing sector; a performance incentive model used in the evaluation of job training programs for the poor; accountability in the legal sector; and accountability in health care as shown by clinical practice guidelines, use of statistical risk-adjustment methods, and the public reporting of health... more...