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From Policy to Practice: Implementation of the Legislative Objectives of Charter Schools
Key legislative objectives of charter schools are to provide more school and classroom options, increase teacher influence over decision making, and increase school autonomy from state and districtExpand
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Constructing Aligned Assessments Using Automated Test Construction
We describe an innovative automated test construction algorithm for building aligned achievement tests. By incorporating the algorithm into the test construction process, along with other testExpand
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Validation of the Preschool Child Observation Record: Does It Pass the Test for Use in Head Start?
Research Findings: This study provides the first independent investigation of the second most widely used multidimensional assessment in Head Start—the Preschool Child Observation Record, SecondExpand
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Problems in Classroom Engagement: Validation of an Assessment for District-Wide Use in the Early Primary Grades
ABSTRACT Research Findings: The aim of this study was to provide an initial investigation into the psychometric properties of the Problems in Classroom Engagement Scale (PCES). The PCES was designedExpand
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An Inquiry into Pennsylvania's Keystone STARS: Research Report.
A team from the University of Pennsylvania was funded by the William Penn Foundation to conduct an inquiry of Keystone STARS. The goal of this inquiry was to provide a broad look at Keystone STARS toExpand
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