Drawing from a longitudinal administrative dataset from Tennessee, this study uses discrete-time survival analysis to estimate the relationship between ELs’ likelihood of reclassification and characteristics of their general education English language arts (ELA) teachers in Grades 3–8.
Transforming High Schools to Serve Students Who Are Off Track to Graduate Transforming High Schools to Serve Students Who Are Off Track to Graduate: Lessons Learned from the Engage New England Initiative
This brief presents lessons learned about school transformation from the Barr Foundation’s Engage New England initiative, an effort to catalyze high school innovation by developing exemplary schools that support the success of students who are off track to graduate.
Like the state as a whole, the vast majority of Bay Area schools are failing to meet state goals for arts education by not providing a sequential, standards-based course of study in all four of the required arts disciplines.
In this work, we extend the TBC method, proposing a new similarity metric for selecting training data that results in significant gains over the one proposed in the original work, a new option that…
We present an approach for autonomous sensor control for information gathering under partially observable, dynamic and sparsely sampled environments.
Our new framework provides various measures of RL agent competence stemming from interestingness analysis and is applicable to a wide range of RL algorithms.
Programs serving children with disabilities—IDEA as a key component of a state early childhood system
All programs serving young children and their families need to understand IDEA and what it means for families and children with disabilities to access and benefit from all early childhood programs available in their community.
Telepractice for Part C early intervention services: Considerations for effective implementation and Medicaid reimbursement
The purpose of this report is to provide information about the use of telepractice as a delivery method for EI services and the process for Medicaid reimbursement.
We simulate the process of corpus review and word list creation, showing that several simple interventions greatly improve recall as a function of simulated labor.