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Dec 27

Branching Out: Using Decision Trees to Inform Education Decisions

Classification and Regression Tree (CART) analysis is a statistical modeling approach that uses quantitative data to predict future outcomes by generating decision trees. This guide introduces CART analysis as an approach that allows data analysts to...
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Dec 27

Career and Technical Education Credentials in Virginia High Schools: Trends in Attainment and College Enrollment Outcomes

In 2013, the Virginia legislature added a CTE credential requirement to the Standard diploma for students who entered grade 9 for the first time in 2013 or later. The policy focuses on Standard diploma graduates, who are less likely to enroll in, persist...
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Dec 10

Community Math Night Facilitators’ Toolkit

Mastery of early math concepts is associated with such later achievements as middle school grades, high school graduation, and career opportunities (Garcia & Weiss, 2017). Given the importance of early math, REL Appalachia created the Community Math Night...
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Jul 01

Cost-Feasibility Analysis Toolkit for Supplemental Online Programs

Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia researchers developed the Cost-Feasibility Analysis (CFA) Toolkit to help education leaders estimate whether implementing supplemental online programs is affordable given a school or district's available resources...
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Assessing the Alignment between West Virginia’s High School Career and Technical Education Programs and the Labor Market
To help students leave high school on a path toward success in the labor market, education policymakers and practitioners often focus on improving career and technical education (CTE) opportunities in high school. Understanding the alignment between high...

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