An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia is a comprehensive five-year summative evaluation report for Phase Two of an initiative to evaluate the District of Columbia's public schools. Consistent with the recommendations in the 2011 report A Plan for Evaluating the District of Columbia's Public Schools, this new report describes changes in the public schools during the period from 2009 to 2013. An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia examines business practices, human resources operations and human capital strategies, academic plans, and student achievement. This report identifies what is working well seven years after legislation was enacted to give control of public schools to the mayor of the District of Columbia and which areas need additional attention.In 2012, the city implemented procedures to adjust for differences in the difficulty level of the essay prompts given from ... That is, simple comparisons of achievement for two cohorts (i.e., comparing those in 4th grade one year with those in 4thanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia:|
|Author||:||Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee for the Five-Year (2009-2013) Summative Evaluation of the District of Columbia Public Schools, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2015-08-31|