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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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    • 19 went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
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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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    • 19 2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately determine those in need of special education (Vaughn...
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    • 20 time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West, Denton, & Reaney, 2000). A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income students have a higher probability of...
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    • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 7 Introduction As a Masters student in Professional Communication, I have felt it important to apply the skills and knowledge that I have obtained throughout my degree in a professional capacity. Based on a class taken...
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    • 9 students (NGA Center for Best Practices, 2011). About 71% of all public school students in the United States completed high school with a regular diploma in 2008. High school dropout rates for White students during this time period was 2.3%...
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    • 20 Students Who Benefit from RTI Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading. The study found students...
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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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    • 22 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this study was to examine the academic gains of students entering kindergarten at below-grade level, on-grade level, and above-grade level, to determine the amount of progress made throughout the year....
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    • RTI IMPLEMENTATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 23 Chapter 3 Methodology This research utilized a descriptive case study. The intent of the research was not to provide results that are generalizable to all educational settings, rather it is to provide...
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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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    • 13 Researchers from the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) examined the levels of academic achievement by comparing how 14 different states set proficiency levels for both math and reading tests. The researchers determined that what is...
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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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    • 14 Even though there are problems with the current standardized testing program, other problems would likely surface without the use of them. Some of the possible consequences of eliminating standardized testing would be that high schools would...
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    • 4 states to train all teachers and assistants to be highly qualified. Standardized Test: Usually comprised of multiple-choice questions with specific testing conditions and a format that is the same for all students (there can be accommodations for...
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    • 19 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. should take Geometry, plane and solid; others should take Geometry (a) and either Domestic Science or Manual Training. Note 2: Along with Algebra, principles of arithmetic will be given. Third Year. First...
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    • 10 appropriated $70,000, $35,000 of which was expended for a new science building and equipment. In 1905 the Legislature appropriated $5,000 for a boiler house, which was erected during the summer. A sum of $600 was appropriated for...
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    • 41 References Albert, L. S. (2004).Universities at their best. Education Digest, 23, 14-19. Astin, A. W. (1985). Achieving educational excellence. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Astin, A. W. (1997). Liberal education and democracy: The case for...
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