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Ending social promotion without leaving children behind : the case of New York City, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, editors

Label
Ending social promotion without leaving children behind : the case of New York City
Title
Ending social promotion without leaving children behind
Title remainder
the case of New York City
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
Many states and school districts are implementing test-based requirements for promotion at key transitional points in students' schooling careers, thus ending the practice of "social promotion"--Promoting students who have failed to meet academic standards and requirements for that grade. In 2003-2004, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), which oversees the largest public school system in the country, implemented a new test-based promotion policy for 3rd-grade students and later extended it to 5th, 7th, and 8th graders. The policy emphasized early identification of children at risk of being retained in grade and provision of instructional support services to these students. NYCDOE asked RAND to conduct an independent longitudinal evaluation of the 5th-grade promotion policy and to examine the outcomes for two cohorts of 3rd-grade students. The findings of that study, conducted between March 2006 and August 2009, provide a comprehensive picture of how the policy was implemented and factors affecting implementation; the impact of the policy on student academic and socioemotional outcomes; and the links between the policy's implementation and the outcomes of at-risk students. Two other publications in this series provide a review of the prevailing literature on retention and lessons learned about policy design from top-level administrators across the country
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1970-
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McCombs, Jennifer Sloan
Dewey number
371.2/8097471
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illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB3063
LC item number
.M285 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1946-
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  • Kirby, Sheila Nataraj
  • Mariano, Louis T
Series statement
RAND Corporation monograph series
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  • Promotion (School)
  • Grade repetition
  • EDUCATION
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Grade repetition
  • Promotion (School)
  • New York (State)
  • Theory & Practice of Education
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
Label
Ending social promotion without leaving children behind : the case of New York City, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, editors
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg894nycdoe
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-273)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, and Louis T. Mariano -- What we know about the effects of grade retention and implementation of promotion policies / Nailing Xia and Sheila Nataraj Kirby -- Context and conceptual framework for understanding New York City's promotion policy / Jennifer Sloan McCombs [and others] -- Data and methods / Shelia Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, and Jennifer Sloan McCombs -- School-provided support for students: academic intervention services / Jennifer Sloan McCombs [and others] -- Implementation of the policy: Saturday and summer schools / Gina Schuyler Ikemoto [and others] -- Performance of 5th graders in New York City and overall performance trends in New York state / Sheila Nataraj Kirby [and others] -- Measuring the effect of supportive interventions on proximal-year student achievement / Louis T. Mariano [and others] -- Future outcomes of students at risk of retention / Louis T. Mariano, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, and Al Crego -- The impact of New York City's promotion policy on students' socioemotional status / Vi-Nhuan Le, Louis T. Mariano, and Al Crego -- Conclusions and policy implications / Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, and Louis T. Mariano -- Appendixes: A. Technical appendix for achievement models -- B. Supporting data for chapter five -- C. Supporting data for chapter seven -- D. Supporting data for chapter ten -- E. Data and analyses for 3rd-grade cohorts
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1 online resource (xxxiv, 273 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780833047786
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Note
JSTOR
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illustrations.
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593351441
  • (OCoLC)ocn593351441
Label
Ending social promotion without leaving children behind : the case of New York City, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, editors
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg894nycdoe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-273)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, and Louis T. Mariano -- What we know about the effects of grade retention and implementation of promotion policies / Nailing Xia and Sheila Nataraj Kirby -- Context and conceptual framework for understanding New York City's promotion policy / Jennifer Sloan McCombs [and others] -- Data and methods / Shelia Nataraj Kirby, Louis T. Mariano, and Jennifer Sloan McCombs -- School-provided support for students: academic intervention services / Jennifer Sloan McCombs [and others] -- Implementation of the policy: Saturday and summer schools / Gina Schuyler Ikemoto [and others] -- Performance of 5th graders in New York City and overall performance trends in New York state / Sheila Nataraj Kirby [and others] -- Measuring the effect of supportive interventions on proximal-year student achievement / Louis T. Mariano [and others] -- Future outcomes of students at risk of retention / Louis T. Mariano, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, and Al Crego -- The impact of New York City's promotion policy on students' socioemotional status / Vi-Nhuan Le, Louis T. Mariano, and Al Crego -- Conclusions and policy implications / Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, and Louis T. Mariano -- Appendixes: A. Technical appendix for achievement models -- B. Supporting data for chapter five -- C. Supporting data for chapter seven -- D. Supporting data for chapter ten -- E. Data and analyses for 3rd-grade cohorts
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833047786
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593351441
  • (OCoLC)ocn593351441

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