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    • "Your fare from Chattanooga to Salt Lake City will cost about $33.20 and being- l~ehind money matters you will send home and sein cure the amount of funds to defray your necessary expenses. Should, however, you Ije taken worse and you think it...
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    • 1. "Story told to Lavena C. Lunf wife of Clarence," From LaRee Lunt Bluth and Sylvia Heywood History File. 2. Annie R. Johnson, Heartbeati of Colonia Diaz, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1972). p. 385. 3. LaCrita and M& H. Lmt, "Edgerton...
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    • 15 own education and professional training. More and more states are adopting professional exams to illustrate a teacher’s content knowledge and professional ability; in many states, employment hinges on passing such tests. Pamela Esprivalo Harrell...
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    • 16 (Hill et al, 2012, p. 515). However, their primary discussion was to illustrate that assessments used to certify and reward teachers should be constantly evaluated. Looking at the connection between student achievement and teachers’ professional...
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    • 28 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was (a) to compare the academic growth of the fourth-grade Cherry Hill Elementary English language learners (ELLs) to the academic growth of their native English speaking peers in math and...
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    • 29 an effective tool in closing the achievement gap in the Cherry Hill ELL students. NWEA data and scores from the 2010-2011 school year were used to identify differences between the English language learners’ academic growth and the native English...
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    • 3 14% of White adults (Fry, 2010). As a result of the increased legislation and awareness to the achievement gap, Yearly ProgressPro™, a progress-monitoring instrument, is being implemented to help close it. This computer-administered program...
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    • 30 filters and assessment reports to target ELLs’ instruction, the data would prove to be an effective tool in closing the achievement gap. Participants and Setting The participants in this study were the 2010-2011 fourth-grade students from Cherry...
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    • 31 student growth rates and proficiency levels. NWEA exams were administered to students three times throughout the school year. This study involves the results from the NWEA test scores from each of the fourth-grade students. Student growth rates...
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    • 32 data was used as the posttest. Language usage and math scores of each subgroup from both schools were compared for each of the NWEA tests. Student language and math YPP annual assessments were collected from Cherry Hill’s fourth-grade students...
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    • 33 both groups combined. It was determined that each fourth-grade Cherry Hill student took between 14 and 25 language and math YPP assessments. Teachers were allowed to use YPP as a learning tool and assist the students during the assessments;...
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    • 34 Chapter 4 Results This study compares the academic growth of the fourth-grade Cherry Hill Elementary ELLs to the academic growth of their native English speaking peers in Math and Language Usage using the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)...
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    • 4 receives assistance through Title 1 funds. Currently, there are 754 students who attend Cherry Hill; 72% of these students are native English speakers while 28% are ELLs. Purpose of the Study The purpose of this thesis was (a) to compare the...
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    • 4 Three Score and Ten in Retrospect Chase Peterson, appointed President of the University of Utah in 1983.) In another Scouting venture, John and others made a camp on the side hill in Boyden's Grove (the bottom of the ledge at the top of the...
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    • 41 2. Are both groups of students (English language learners and native English speakers) from Cherry Hill and Vineyard elementary schools meeting their individual NWEA growth targets in Language Usage and Math? There were 80 fourth-grade Cherry...
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    • 44 Chapter 5 Discussion The intention of this thesis was to compare the academic growth of the fourth-grade Cherry Hill Elementary ELLs to the academic growth of their peers in Math and Language Usage using the Northwest Evaluation Association...
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    • 46 Most of the Cherry Hill Elementary teachers have not taken full advantage of all of the features that the YPP testing program offers. The YPP assessment program consists of three components: CBM assessments, instructional exercises, and custom...

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