WWC review of this study

Middle school mathematics professional development impact study: Findings after the second year of implementation (NCEE 2011-4024).

Garet, M., Wayne, A., Stancavage, F., Taylor, J., Eaton, M., Walters, K., Song, M., Brown, S., Hurlburt, S., Zhu, P., Sepanik, S., & Doolittle, F. (2011). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED519922

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    2,132
     Students
    , grade
    7

Reviewed: February 2012

No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards without reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Teacher--total

Middle School Mathematics Professional Development vs. Business as usual

End of year

2nd year;
89 students

1.13

1.08

No

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More Outcomes

Student--total

Middle School Mathematics Professional Development vs. Business as usual

Spring

2nd year;
2,132 students

219.90

219.97

No

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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 49%
    Male: 51%

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    Midwest, Northeast, South, West
  • Race
    Asian
    6%
    Black
    31%
    Other or unknown
    1%
    White
    28%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    33%
    Not Hispanic or Latino    
    67%
 

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