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    • 10 Education, 2010). According to Education Week, the majority of Hispanic and Black males in Utah do not graduate from high school with a standard diploma (Utah Education Facts, 2011). The percentage of dropouts among Hispanic individuals is three...
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    • 12 yearly progress. NCLB requires that ELLs be included in state yearly assessments for accountability purposes. Reasonable accommodations must be made for assessments administered to these students. Each state sets their own model for identifying...
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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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    • 17 strategies and altering attitudes, assessment can and should be a crucial part of all educational endeavors (Brimijoin, 2005). The public tends to look at assessment as a student issue; we need to understand the broad spectrum of people and...
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    • 2 Most Americans think testing is a spurious trend; a new Time poll found that only one out of five people surveyed felt that testing has had a positive effect in schools. But as the tests get better, we are starting to be able to see in the dark ....
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    • 2 Three Score and Ten in Retrospect The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
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    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
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    • 23 in language arts and math. There are 30 math assessment questions and 25 language arts assessment questions. Students can see their score at the end of each assessment. Test items were developed and analyzed by university educational...
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    • 28 visual representation of individual responses to each item on the SUCCESS Academy parent survey, as well as the response mean and standard deviation, can be found in Appendix E. The next data from the SUCCESS Academy parent survey to be analyzed...
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    • 29 Figure 2. SUCCESS Academy parent response to item 7: What was the most important reason for choosing to attend this school? Item eight on the SUCCESS Academy survey provided parents the opportunity to respond generally to the question, “What do...
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    • 3 how do assessments impact the parent/teacher perception of charter schools; and three, do teachers use scores from state-mandated assessments evaluate their own performance/success? Research Questions The following questions helped guide the...
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    • 31 show a negative attitude, however, there was an equal amount of neutral response to the highest percent of negative response: “Neither Agree nor Disagree” at 34% and “Disagree at 35%. Item four results show an overwhelming positive response with...
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    • 32 Figure 5. Gateway Preparatory Academy parent response to item 7: What was the most important reason for choosing to attend this school? Item eight on the Gateway Preparatory Academy survey provided parents the opportunity to respond generally to...
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    • 44 Figure 17 compares the occurrence of the themes that were established in responses to the open-ended question at the end of both surveys: “What do state-mandated testing scores tell you about your child’s school?” Figure 17. Parent comparison of...
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    • 45 about their student’s school, nor about their choice as parents. It seems test scores do not have a negative impact on a parent’s perception of their child’s charter school. Figure 18. Combined results of item 8: What do state-mandated testing...
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    • 49 negative toward assessment information. While these same teachers feel test scores might be an indicator of school quality, they are quick to distance such possible merit from student learning as well as their own job performance. As more and...
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    • 50 http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/NatAtRisk/risk.html NGA Center for Best Practices. (2011). Closing the achievement gap. Retrieved from http://www.subnet.nga.org/educlear/achievement No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Pub. L. No. 107-110, 115, Stat. 1425...
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    • 55 Saatcioglu, A., Bajaj, A., & Schumacher, M. (2011). Parental expectations and satisfaction with charter schools evidence from a Midwestern city school district. Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, 20(3), 428-451. Stillings, C. (2006). Charter...
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    • 57 6. Check all the factors that influenced your choice of what school your child would attend: ___ Convenience (location) ___ Educational Philosophy ___ Safety ___ Academic Performance ___ Recommendation ___ Other (please explain) 7. From the...

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