Author(s): Zeyu Xu, Ben Backes, Amanda Oliveira, Dan Goldhaber
Published: February 2020
This study adds to the currently limited evidence base on the efficacy of interventions targeting non-college-ready high school students by examining the impact of Kentucky’s Targeted Interventions (TI) program.
Author(s): Ben Backes, James Cowan, Dan Goldhaber, Cory Koedel, Luke Miller, Zeyu Xu
Published: February 2016
This study investigates how value-added measures of teacher performance are affected by changes in state standards and assessments.
Author(s): Chad R. Lochmiller, Thomas J. Sugimoto, Patricia A. Muller, Gina G. Mosier, Steven E. Williamson
Published: June 2016
This study describes annual rates of participation and completion for Kentucky public high school students in grades 11 and 12 who attempted dual enrollment courses offered by public two-year and four-year colleges.
Author(s): Mary E. Piontek, Patricia J. Kannapel, Michael Flory, Molly S. Steward
Published: June 2016
The study compiles profiles for six districts that describe dual credit program policies and practices, student participation, partner postsecondary institutions, course offerings, course location and schedule, instructors and credentialing, student supports, quality assurance, program costs and funding, and successes and challenges.
Author(s): Chad R. Lochmiller, Thomas J. Sugimoto, Patricia A. Muller
Published: January 2016
This study reports average rates of retention (stayers), mobility (movers), and attrition (leavers) for classroom teachers for school years 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, and 2011/12.
Author(s): Christine Mokher
Published: March 2014
This study of Kentucky students who take college preparatory transition courses (voluntary courses in math and reading available to grade 12 students who test below state benchmarks on the ACT in grade 11).
Author(s): Annette M. Zehler, Chengbin Yin, Anne Donovan
Published: March 2012
This technical brief describes ELL student enrollment across school districts in the four Appalachia Region states for 2005/06–2008/09, which described this enrollment for 1998/99–2004/05.
Author(s): Jerry Johnson, Tyler Huffman, Karen Madden, Shane Shope
Published: August 2011
This study examines superintendent turnover in Kentucky public school districts for 1998/99–2007/08, looking at how turnover varies by rural status, Appalachian and non-Appalachian region, and 2007/08 school district characteristics.
Author(s): Louis Jacobson, Laura Holian
Published: March 2010
This study examines the statistical association between changes in the percentage of students in a school testing below proficient, proficient, and advanced in Kentucky and Virginia in the early years of NCLB accountability.
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