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The effects of the Washington State education reform on schools and classrooms

The effects of the Washington State education reform on schools and classrooms

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Educational change -- Washington (State),
    • School improvement programs -- Washington (State)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrian M. Stecher ... [et al.].
      SeriesDocumented briefing ;, DB-309-EDU, Documented briefing (Rand Corporation) ;, DB-309-EDU.
      ContributionsStecher, Brian M., Rand Education (Institute), Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA382 .E44 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3995213M
      ISBN 100833028987
      LC Control Number2001335750
      OCLC/WorldCa45110023

      Welcome to the Website on State Education Reforms. This site, which draws primarily on data collected by organizations other than NCES, compiles and disseminates data on state-level elementary and secondary education reform efforts in the five areas indicated below.


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CSE Technical Report. Stecher, Brian M.; Barron, Sheila L.; Chun, Tammi; Ross, Karen The effects of Washington state education reforms on schools and classrooms were studied through surveys completed by about elementary and middle school principals and about writing and mathematics teachers in grades 4 and 7, the grades in which students take the Washington Assessment of Cited by: The Effects of the Washington State Education Reform on Schools and Classrooms Brian Stecher, Sheila Barron, Tammi Chun, Karen Ross RAND 5 Inthe Washington state legislature passed the Student Learning and Improvement Act, which is referred to as the Education Reform Act.

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