Nov 17, 2014
Technology may afford new opportunities to improve early childhood education outcomes by empowering families to become better educators at home, and strengthening the connection and communication between school and home.
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Testimony submitted before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on May 16, 2012.
Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.
Testimony presented to the California Select Committee on the Master Plan for Education.
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented before the California State Senate Education Committee.
Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Select Committee on School Safety.
Testimony presented to the Education Task Force, Budget Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.
Summarizes how testing of K–12 students affects teaching practice, and identifies characteristics of assessment systems that can promote deeper-learning skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving.
In 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation extended grants to three organizations involved with competency-based education approaches. RAND examined these organizations' implementation, student experiences, and student outcomes.
Assesses the effectiveness of correctional education for both incarcerated adults and juveniles, presents the results of a survey of U.S. state correctional education directors, and offers recommendations for improving correctional education.
This brief summarizes an assessment of an Army program to enhance adaptability in leaders and promote innovative solutions in training for and conducting unified land operations.
This brief highlights findings of a study of early progress of New Haven Promise, a place-based scholarship program focusing on college preparation, access, and enrollment.