RAND: John F. Pane2015-02-16T15:08:38ZCopyright (c) 2015, The RAND CorporationRAND Corporationhttp://www.rand.org/about/people/p/pane_john_f.htmlFirst Outcomes from the National Summer Learning Studyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9819.html2015-02-13T11:00:00Z2015-02-13T11:00:00ZThis brief describes the near-term effects of voluntary summer learning programs provided by five urban school districts to large numbers of struggling low-income elementary students in the summer of 2013.Making Room for New Approaches: Recommendations for ESEA Reauthorization That Support Innovationhttp://www.rand.org/blog/2015/01/making-room-for-new-approaches-recommendations-for.html2015-01-27T17:06:00Z2015-01-27T17:06:00ZAs lawmakers consider the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, it is critical that in meeting their objectives they do not create unnecessary obstacles to the productive innovations being explored at schools, such as personalized learning.Ready for Fall?http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR815.html2014-12-16T03:01:00Z2014-12-16T03:01:00ZAs part of a randomized controlled trial study assessing the effect of district-run voluntary summer programs, this second report in a series looks at how summer programs affected student performance in certain categories in fall 2013.Personalized Learning Instructional Staff Survey Results (Spring 2014)http://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1062.html2014-11-05T15:30:00Z2014-11-05T15:30:00ZDescriptively summarizes instructional staff responses to a survey administered by RAND in 23 personalized learning (PL) schools in Spring 2014.Methods Used to Estimate Achievement Effects in Personalized Learning Schoolshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1061.html2014-11-05T15:30:00Z2014-11-05T15:30:00ZDescribes the methods RAND used to analyze achievement for 23 personalized learning schools for the 2012-13 through 2013-14 academic years.Effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP50410.html2014-06-01T12:00:00Z2014-06-01T12:00:00ZThis article examines the effectiveness of a technology-based algebra curriculum in a wide variety of middle schools and high schools in seven states.Addendum to Effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1050.html2014-05-30T09:15:00Z2014-05-30T09:15:00ZPresents alternative analyses of data from large-scale effectiveness studies of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I in middle schools and high schools.Does an Algebra Course with Tutoring Software Improve Student Learning?http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9746.html2013-11-18T11:00:00Z2013-11-18T11:00:00ZExamines whether the Cognitive Tutor Algebra I (CTAI) algebra curriculum, which includes tutoring software, is effective in improving the math test scores of middle and high school students, relative to traditional algebra instruction.Effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR984.html2013-03-06T08:00:00Z2013-03-06T08:00:00ZExamines the effectiveness of a technology-based algebra curriculum in a wide variety of middle schools and high schools in seven states.Helping Displaced Students in the Wake of Hurricane Sandyhttp://www.rand.org/blog/2012/10/helping-displaced-students-in-the-wake-of-hurricane.html2012-10-31T17:30:00Z2012-10-31T17:30:00ZIf Hurricane Sandy causes extensive disruptions in public schools—particularly in hard-hit New York City—our research shows that choices made by parents and policymakers could significantly limit the negative short-term effects of changing schools under such difficult circumstances, writes John Pane.Analysis of Costs in an Algebra I Curriculum Effectiveness Studyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR1171-1.html2012-07-12T09:00:00Z2012-07-12T09:00:00ZExamines the costs of implementing Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor Algebra I curriculum and comparison algebra I curricula (published by Prentice Hall, Glencoe, and McDougal Littell).No Evidence That Incentive Pay for Teacher Teams Improves Student Outcomeshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9649.html2012-05-30T10:15:00Z2012-05-30T10:15:00ZAnalysis of an incentive program that paid teachers bonuses based on their students' growth in achievement in mathematics, English language arts, science, and social studies showed no effect on student test scores in any of the subject areas.Analysis of Costs in an Algebra I Curriculum Effectiveness Studyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR1171.html2012-04-30T12:30:00Z2012-04-30T12:30:00ZExamines the costs of implementing Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor Algebra I curriculum and comparison algebra I curricula published by Prentice Hall, Glencoe, and McDougal Littell.Team Pay for Performancehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP201200111.html2012-01-01T12:00:00Z2012-01-01T12:00:00ZThis article examines a program in which bonuses were awarded to teams of middle school teachers based on their collective contribution to student test score gains.How Curriculum and Classroom Achievement Predict Teacher Time on Lecture- and Inquiry-Based Mathematics Activitieshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP51598.html2012-01-01T12:00:00Z2012-01-01T12:00:00ZThis study drew on data from a large, randomized trial of Cognitive Tutor Algebra (CTA) in high-poverty settings to investigate how mathematics curricula and classroom achievement related to teacher reports of time spent on inquiry-based and lecture-based mathematics activities.An Experiment to Evaluate the Efficacy of Cognitive Tutor Geometryhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP20100057.html2010-01-01T00:00:00Z2010-01-01T00:00:00ZThis randomized, controlled field trial estimated the causal impact of a technology-based geometry curriculum on students' geometry achievement, as well as their attitudes toward mathematics and technology.Measuring the Progress of the Math Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvaniahttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9436.html2009-04-08T10:48:00Z2009-04-08T10:48:00ZThis research brief summarizes RAND's evaluation of the Math Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania's progress toward increasing student achievement, increasing the quality of the educator workforce, and creating sustainable partnerships.Math Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania: Measuring Progress Toward Goalshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG857.html2009-03-20T16:36:00Z2009-03-20T16:36:00ZThis monograph examines the Math Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania's progress toward its goals of increasing student math and science achievement, increasing the quality of the educator workforce, and creating sustainable partnerships.Mobile Technology and Action Teamshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP20090923.html2009-01-01T00:00:00Z2009-01-01T00:00:00ZThis research explores the effectiveness of mobile wireless information and communication technologies for law enforcement teams.Effects of Student Displacement in Louisiana During the First Academic Year After the Hurricanes of 2005http://www.rand.org/pubs/reprints/RP1379.html2008-11-14T10:37:00Z2008-11-14T10:37:00ZIn 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita displaced more than one-fourth of Louisiana public school students. This article examines how these students fared in the first academic year following the storms.