Monitoring School Performance: A Guide for Educators

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Index

a
ability
composition of 39, 40, 48
grouping 33, 68, 72, 84, 127, 130, 162
intake 28, 99
level 5, 6, 10, 33, 36, 41, 44, 50, 54, 63, 65, 84, 89, 90, 95, 124, 134, 140, 145, 148
selective schooling 18, 20
academic press 68, 71, 74, 80, 93, 96, 125, 148, 150, 154
access to data 6, 8, 24, 27, 97, 144, 152
accountability 4, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 27, 30, 33, 35, 41, 48, 146, 151, 155
accuracy 6, 35, 44, 53, 62, 75, 145, 150
achievement
educational 4, 7, 10, 13, 17, 28, 43, 53, 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 78, 80, 82, 87, 93, 124, 131, 134, 144, 148, 150, 157 -60
gap 121, 128, 141
input 38
prior 6, 33, 45, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 63, 84, 127, 134, 146 -7
range 5, 6
rate of growth 34, 45, 90, 95, 102, 104
SES and 50 -2
status 34 -6
targets 16, 35
tests 30, 92, 95 -6
time 74 -5
Achilles, C.M. 53, 131 -2
Acland, H. 38
adjusted results 104, 115, 123, 128, 140, 145, 147, 158, 161
Adler, C. 127
Adler, M. 14
administration of tests 89, 90, 95, 144, 150
affective measurement 92, 95
age v. grade 100, 102, 140, 150
aggregation 15, 18, 24, 31, 44, 49, 52, 63, 65, 72, 75, 80, 87, 90, 150, 153
Aitkin, M. 31, 39, 44
Alexander, K.L. 33, 38, 39, 54
Algozzine, B. 93
Ambron, S.R. 8
analysis
achievement growth 34, 37
annual report 103 -19
adjusted results 115 -17
segregation 113 -15
variation between schools 107 -9
variation in scores between groups 117 -19
year-to-year performance 109 -13
of covariance (ANCOVA) 53, 114
data 5, 6, 8, 24, 26, 30, 55, 94, 96, 100, 144, 151 -5
level 80 -1
policy 102
regression 31, 46, 56, 61, 104, 116, 123, 129, 133, 138, 157 -62
techniques of statistical 10
Anderson, C.S. 32, 66, 67, 74, 79, 148
Anderson, L.W. 4, 23
Anderson, S. 53
assignment, random 52, 122, 129, 142, 151
Astuto, T.A. 667
Atkinson, P. 5
attainment 22, 24, 28, 42, 54, 56, 60, 95, 98, 125, 133
selective schooling 18, 20
attitude 66, 79, 144
pupil 33, 71, 75, 78, 80, 93, 95, 119, 148, 154
teacher 71, 76, 93, 129, 149, 154
Auquier, A. 53

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Tables and Figures viii
  • Preface x
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - The Social and Political Context of Monitoring Systems 12
  • Chapter 3 - Monitoring Systems and the Input-Output Model 28
  • Chapter 4 - The Estimation of School Effects 38
  • Chapter 5 - Measuring Pupil Inputs 50
  • Chapter 6 - Schooling Processes 64
  • Chapter 7 - Schooling Outcomes 82
  • Chapter 8 - Design of a Monitoring System 91
  • Chapter 9 - Analyses for an Annual Report 103
  • Chapter 10 - A Research Program 120
  • Chapter 11 - Conclusions 143
  • Technical Appendix 157
  • References 163
  • Index 175
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