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Making the case, evidence of program effectiveness in schools and classrooms: criteria and guidelines for the U.S. Department of Education's program effectiveness panel

Publisher: USDE

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1988

Distributor: Superintendent of Public Documents

Source Address: U.S. Government Printing Office

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: School Effectiveness; Demonstration Programs; Standards

The handbook details the policies of the U.S. Department of Education's Program Effectiveness Panel (PEP). Included are background, purposes, how the panel works, how standards and assumptions have changed, and criteria of effectiveness. Types of claims of effectiveness are analyzed: academic achievement, improvements in teachers and students' attitudes and behaviors, improvements in instructional practices and procedures, and schoolwide change. A bibliography is included as are forms for submission.

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