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    • 7 more than 50 years ago. When racial segregation was ruled unconstitutional during the Brown versus the Board of Education in 1954, closing the gap in academic achievement between minorities and White students became a priority to educators and...
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    • 8 school accountability was targeted. Since that time, national policies have relied on testing as the primary method for districts and states to reform teaching. The National Achievement Gap Students with limited English proficiency, ethnic...
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    • 11 an international marketplace. Students are required to take a standards-based test each year to determine if they have met the set proficiency levels in both literacy and in mathematics. These tests are given to students in third through eighth...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 16 adaptive assessment known as Measure of Academic Progress (MAP). When the student correctly answers questions, they become increasingly difficult. When the student answers the questions incorrectly, the questions become easier (McCall et al.,...
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    • 21 initially established with high correlations between CBM assessments and achievement tests such as the Peabody Individual Achievement Test and the Standford Achievement Test (Deno, 1985). Teachers can identify students who are in need of...
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    • 24 past 10 years confirm the positive effects on students’ mathematics, spelling, and reading achievement when educators depend on CBM progress monitoring to assist them in their instruction (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2004). The senior product manager for...
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    • 26 was to obtain data and to examine the relationship between student performances on YPP in comparison to their state-mandated assessments. Warren County Middle School in Warrenton, Georgia implemented the YPP assessment program in 2006 and...
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    • 27 Purpose of the Current Study Clearly, the achievement gap continues to be an issue of major concern in American education. As the legislative goal year of 2014 approaches, where 100% of all students must be proficient in literacy and...
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    • 49 psychologists. School Psychology Review, 15, 358-374. Devaney, L. . (2009). Rti: not just for special education. Eschool News, Retrieved from http://www.eschoolnews.com/2009/04/16/rti-not-just-for-special-education/?ast=49 Edmunds, R. (1979)....
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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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    • 2 teach concepts of geometry to two resource math classes and examined the effects of such implementation on students in the cognitive and affective domains. Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Recently, there has been...
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    • 3 phenomenon known as math anxiety (Zietner, Yetkiner & Thompson, 2010). In a destructive cycle, math anxiety then gives rise more failure, translating into very real deficiencies when performance is assessed (Thaler, Kazemi & Wood, 2010)....
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    • 4 various areas, predominantly dyscalculia, in grades ten through twelve in a large high school in an urban school district. Delimitations As a quasi-experiment the scope of this study did not involve large numbers of students nor did it randomly...
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    • 6 Standard Error: A statistical term for a measure of the accuracy with which a sample represents a population. A sample mean can deviate from the true mean, and this is the standard error. True Mean: A hypothetical value that would occur if every...
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    • 8 (Hall, 2011), and the myriad of strategies and approaches available to the modern teacher of students with learning disabilities (Harwell, 2001). The problem is further complicated when one considers the affective domain (Barkley, 2009). In other...
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    • 9 in the case of a student with a high IQ but an academic score in math that is twenty points below her tested IQ yet still above average. The reverse situation, the student who has a low IQ and an equally low math achievement score, is a common...

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