AIR and Mathematica Policy Research developed this guide to help you consider evaluation issues likely to arise as you launch ARRA-funded initiatives and other educational reform activities.
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This Field Guide should be used by schools and districts to assist them in developing well-articulated and widely shared plans for creating middle schools where all students succeed.
This report examines the existing measures of high school completion and the newly proposed proxy measures.
Documentation of the technical analysis used to select an interim graduation rate.
The purpose of this Action Guide is to help schools develop and implement a comprehensive violence prevention plan grounded in the principles of the Early Warning Guide. This Action Guide is based on evidence-based practices. Effective action plans are strategic, coordinated, and comprehensive. They involve schoolwide prevention, early intervention, and intensive services for students with significant emotional or behavioral needs, including those with disruptive, destructive, or violent behaviors.
This paper serves as a quick reference guide for researchers who design and conduct impact studies in education and related fields. Information presented in this paper may also help research users make better informed judgments about the quality of the research and the credibility of the evidence produced from the research.
A brief summary of the research on violence prevention and intervention and crisis response in schools.