WWC review of this study

Access to Algebra I: The effects of online mathematics for grade 8 students (NCEE 2012–4021).

Heppen, J. B., Walters, K., Clements, M., Faria, A., Tobey, C., Sorensen, N., & Culp, K. (2012). 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=ED527394

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    440
     Students
    , grade
    8

Reviewed: March 2012

At least one finding shows strong evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

Advanced Coursetaking

Online Alegbra I Program vs. Business as usual

adjusted posttest

Imputed;
440 students

0.51

0.26

Yes

 
 
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More Outcomes

Promise assessment: Algebra posstest

Online Alegbra I Program vs. Business as usual

adjusted posttest

Imputed;
440 students

447.17

441.64

Yes

 
 
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Promise Assessment: General math

Online Alegbra I Program vs. Business as usual

adjusted posttest

imputed;
440 students

361.42

357.82

No

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Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 3% English language learners

  • 44% Free or reduced price lunch

  • Female: 50%
    Male: 50%
  • Race
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    Maine, Vermont
 

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