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Boosting Test Scores: "Principal" Strategies That ... - Education World


Raising test scores is a goal at the top of all principals' lists. It's a task that ... "Our teachers know they need to come up with ways to increase the scores of the bottom 25 percent of students," explained Miller. ... "I cleared it with the district office.

Principal Time-Use and School Effectiveness - Stanford University

web.stanford.edu/~sloeb/papers/Principal Time-Use (revised).pdf

Principal Time-Use and Measures of School Effectiveness . .... Preparing, implementing, administering standardized tests. Managing students ... Communicating with district office to obtain resources for ... the end of the day. In both a ...

The principal perspective: full report - Center for Public Education


Principals impact their students' outcomes, particularly at the most ... points on standardized tests in just one year (Waters, Marzano and McNulty 2003). ... Today, principals must spend much more time in classrooms than in the office, and they .... higher end of that spectrum (Beteille, Kalogrides and Loeb 2011, Boyd, et al.

Leaving Behind 'No Child' - Valley News


Feb 3, 2016 ... By the time Amanda Isabelle moved into the principal's office at ... Mascoma Valley Regional School District officials used standardized test data to ... Child Left Behind at least through the end of the 2016-2017 academic year, ...

How We End The War Over Standardized Testing - Common Dreams


Mar 13, 2015 ... How We End The War Over Standardized Testing ... But eventually, the principal would come back on the speaker and whistle an “all clear.”.

Testing To, and Beyond, the Common Core - | NAESP


Are much broader than the standardized tests of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) era. ... principal, and school evaluation—should never be based on a single test, but .... student needs at the beginning of the year and growth by the end of the year. ... YouTube · NAESP Radio · NAESP News Blog · The Principals' Of...

Test Problems: Seven Reasons Why Standardized Tests Are Not ...


Apr 22, 2013 ... In a New York City middle school, the principal asked teachers to spend ... As you might suspect, the plan failed, and in the end, fewer than one in four New York ... community, parents organized a boycott of the eighth-grade standardized tests. ... In Louisiana, parents requested that the Office for Civil Rights ....

A Back-to-School Conversation with Teachers and School Leaders ...


Aug 21, 2014 ... My team and I hold regular conversations with teachers, principals and other ..... Intermediate offices needed the money to hire staff. ..... All of the rest of the mass administered standardized testing is an inexcusable waste ..... of success or proficiency that has been obtained at the end of an instructional unit, ...

Fact Sheet: Testing Action Plan | U.S. Department of Education


Oct 24, 2015 ... No standardized test should ever be given solely for educator evaluation. ... (4) how teachers, principals, and district officials use the information about ... Dedicated technical assistance: The Department will establish “office hours” for any .... where there is also a statewide standardized end-of-course exam; ...

The high stakes of standardized tests - Schools of Thought - CNN.com


May 17, 2012 ... Across the country, teachers, principals and parents are pushing back ... “The standardized test is just that one day snapshot at the end that then gets ... The idea of going to "the office" when your in trouble or getting an award ...

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Wrong Answer - The New Yorker


Jul 21, 2014 ... Christopher Waller, the principal of Parks, was lauded in Atlanta, and ... School, in Atlanta, unlocked the room where standardized tests were kept. ... At the end of the testing week, Lewis went back to the testing office with ...

8th Grader Suspended for Informing Classmates of Standardized Test


Mar 2, 2015 ... "I was sent to the principal's office for an hour and 20 minutes and then at the end of the day she ended up suspending me." The school district ...

What galvanized standardized testing's opt-out movement | PBS ...


May 26, 2015 ... We have had standardized testing for a fairly long time. ... robocalls before the end-of-year tests began to encourage parents to opt out. ..... him to take the test one on one in the principal's office, my activism became assured.