August 18 Ed News for K12 Researchers

posted Aug 18, 2013, 10:08 AM by Joe OReilly

The latest version of K12 News for Ed Researchers is out http://paper.li/RE_Directors/1363871353. This blast is also e-mailed directly to subscribers.

How much will the new CCSS assessments cost? Price & Budget by state: http://www.quickanded.com/2013/07/perspective-on-parccs-price.html  and Smarter Balanced  http://www.quickanded.com/2013/08/perspective-on-smarter-balanced-assessment-costs.html?utm_source=Hootsuite&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=ES%20Tweets

Jay Greene on non-cognitive accountability measures  http://educationnext.org/brilliant-new-measure-of-non-cognitive-skills/

Why the world is smarter than us  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08/09/why-the-world-is-smarter-than-us.html

Do you have research on a longitudinal data system? EEPA wants to know  http://www.aera.net/Newsroom/AERAiHighlightsiEnewsUpdate/SpecialIssuePlannedforEEPA/tabid/14955/Default.aspx?utm_campaign=G_ALL_T_2013&utm_medium=interest&utm_source=social_Twitter&utm_content=Visibility_and_reach_O&utm_term=Education

Planning to apply for a federal grant? Edgar may want to see your data first.  http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/01/30/19i3.h32.html?r=1093669298

How much are districts spending on teacher eval systems?  http://www.air.org/focus-area/education/index.cfm?fa=viewContent&content_id=2649&id=5

Did you suspend 100%? Some did and hundreds suspended 50% or more.  http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/01/10/16ocr.h32.html?r=1070155312

Charters and ells  http://democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/press-release/gao-uncovers-significant-nonreporting-charter-schools-english-language-learners

Summer melt?  http://www.gse.harvard.edu/sdp/resources/summer-melt/index.php

 

IES releases 5 reports from the School and Staffing Survey http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/index.asp?searchcat2=pubslast90&HasSearched=1

iNacol announces a research clearinghouse for online and blended learning.  http://k12onlineresearch.org/rmwp?&func=advSearch

Wallace Fndtn/ RAND report on improving summer learning programs  http://www.wallacefoundation.org/knowledge-center/summer-and-extended-learning-time/extended-learning-time/Pages/Getting-to-Work-on-Summer-Learning-Recommended-Practices-for-Success-.aspx

Lagniappe: Unrelated link of the week – Maps that explain the world (and a Russian prediction of what will happen to the US)  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/08/12/40-maps-that-explain-the-world/

As always, if you have a link or study to share, send it my way.

Joe O’Reilly

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