From the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE)
National Assessment of Title I: Final Report:
This two-volume report, and Summary of Key Findings, released November 15, presents findings from the congressionally mandated National Assessment of Title I on the implementation and impact of the program. Volume I contains key findings on the implementation of the program under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and Volume II presents a report on follow-up findings from Closing the Reading Gap, an evaluation of the impact of supplemental remedial reading programs on achievement of third- and fifth-grade students. As part of NCLB, the Congress mandated a National Assessment of Title I (Section 1501) to evaluate the implementation and impact of the program. This mandate also required the establishment of an Independent Review Panel (IRP) to advise the Secretary on methodological and other issues that arise in carrying out the National Assessment and the studies that contribute to this assessment. In addition, the law specifically requires a longitudinal study of Title I schools to examine the implementation and impact of the Title I program. Results from that study are included in Volume I.
WWC Releases Reports
The What Works Clearinghouse released a number of new intervention reports in August covering Beginning Reading.