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Tools for Providing Feedback in Reading: A Reading Assessment Handbook for All Teachers in Grades 3-12

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  • Author: Jan Williamson, Nancy McMunn, Hope Reagan

The assessment tools in this handbook are designed to help teachers clarify and assess, for themselves and for their students, important targets for reading. The tools designed as formative assessments provide feedback to students and information about what further instruction students need in order to improve their reading.

Turning Around a Low-Performing High School: Learning from the Story of Jones Senior High School

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  • Author: Pascal Mubenga, Laura Fleming, Julie Edmunds

Turning around a low-performing school is complex and challenging work. This monograph tells the story of Jones Senior High School, a rural school that increased its achievement from less than 65% passing to approximately 90% passing. Included in this monograph are tips and tools that were developed by the principal and instructional coach who led the turnaround.

Turning Despondency into Hope: Charting New Paths to Improve Students Achievement and Participation in Science Education

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  • Author: Alberto J. Rodriguez

This new monograph offers a realistic look at current trends in student achievement and the participation of underrepresented populations and the many factors that serve to sustain them. In addition, it offers new insights and concrete suggestions for change based on the analysis of recent reports and promising field-based studies.