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Registering Students from Language Backgrounds Other Than English
This report seeks to alert administrators, school staff, and database managers to variations in the naming systems of other cultures; to help these groups accommodate other cultures and identify students consistently in school databases; and to provide knowledge of other cultures' naming ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: August 2007
Assessing the Likelihood Virginia Public Schools will Meet the Central Goal of No Child Left Behind: Having Every Student Proficient
This report investigates progress in Virginia public schools in satisfying the requirement of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 that every student be proficient in reading and math by 2014. It develops a variable change model that uses observed baseline proficiency and proficiency ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: September 2007
Effects of the Kentucky Virtual Schools’ Hybrid Program for Algebra I on Grade 9 Student Math Achievement
The 2006-11 Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia at CNA conducted a rigorous evaluation of the Kentucky Virtual Schools hybrid algebra I curriculum. The curriculum combines traditional face-to-face instruction with an online program. This study used a two-cohort sample with 25 ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: NCEE/REL Evaluation Report; Publication Date: April 2012
West Virginia's Progress Toward Universal Prekindergarten
The report examines rates of participation in West Virginia’s universal, voluntary prekindergarten program from 2002/03 to 2006/07. It describes the share of seats provided by collaborative partners and public school systems and analyzes participation rates by demographic and ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: April 2009
Preparing to Serve English Language Learner Students: School Districts with Emerging English Language Learner Communities
This report aims to help school districts deal with the challenges of newly enrolling or rapidly increasing English language learner students by offering background information and sharing the experiences of districts that have addressed similar challenges in providing services and ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: June 2008
The Relationship Between Changes in the Percentage of Students Passing and in the Percentage Testing Advanced on State Assessment Tests for Kentucky and Virginia
Under the accountability provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, states are required to assess students in reading and math and to identify them as below proficient or as proficient or advanced (both considered passing). Because schools are held accountable only for ensuring ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: March 2009
Changes in the Cost of Energy in One State's School Districts
As the price of energy rose dramatically in recent years, school districts suddenly faced unexpected increases in energy bills not accounted for in school budgets. This report by REL Appalachia, Changes in the Cost of Energy in One State's School Districts, examines energy ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: March 2010
Participation During the First Four Years of Tennessee’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Program
This study examines the first four years of Tennessee’s Voluntary Prekindergarten program, directed to four-year-olds eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. It reviews participation levels and trends for the program as a whole, for collaborative partner classrooms, and for student and ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: September 2011
A Descriptive Study of Enrollment in Supplemental Educational Services in the Four REL Appalachia Region States
This study of the Title I supplemental educational services program in the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia region looks at enrollment rates, number of tutoring hours contracted for and attended by students, and variations in the type of instruction across providers and ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: February 2012
Aligning Career and Technical Education with High-Wage and High-Demand Occupations in Tennessee
This REL Appalachia report examines the availability of career and technical education program areas in Tennessee high schools, concentrations completed by high school graduates in these program areas, and how these concentrations align with jobs in the labor market. It looks at how these ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: August 2011
Estimating College Enrollment Rates for 2008 Virginia Public High School Graduates
Using data from the National Student Clearinghouse and the Virginia Department of Education, this report examines college enrollment rates overall and by student academic and demographic characteristics for the Virginia public high school class of 2008.
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: February 2011
Superintendent Turnover in Kentucky
This REL Appalachia report, Superintendent Turnover in Kentucky, is the state’s first detailed description of superintendent turnover. It intends to help policymakers and other leaders better understand turnover so that they can develop new programs to prepare, recruit, and retain ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Issues & Answers; Publication Date: August 2011
Descriptive Analyses of English Language Learner Student Enrollment Data in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia
This technical brief describes English language learner student enrollment across school districts in the four REL Appalachia Region states (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia) for 2005/06–2008/09, updating an earlier report covering 1998/99–2004/05. The current brief ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Technical Brief; Publication Date: March 2012
Prekindergarten Participation Rates in West Virginia
This report compares the shares of preK seats provided by public school systems and collaborative partners—federal or private—and analyzes participation based on socioeconomic and racial/ethnic subgroups and district characteristics. This report updates through 2010/11 a ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: Technical Brief; Publication Date: April 2012
Participation and Pass Rates for College Preparatory Transition Courses in Kentucky
The purpose of this study was to examine Kentucky high school students’ participation and pass rates in college preparatory transition courses, which are voluntary remedial courses in math and reading offered to grade 12 students in the state. Three groups of students were compared using ... » more info
Appalachia
Publication: What's Happening; Publication Date: January 2015