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The effect of block scheduling high school mathematics courses on student achievement and teachers' use of time: implications for educational productivity
Economics of Education Review Vol. 21, No. 6 (2002) pp. 599–607
Block scheduling involves the reallocation of instructional time into longer class sessions to encourage more active teaching strategies, reduce fragmentation inherent in single-period schedules, and improve student performance. To the degree that...
Teacher qualifications and early learning: Effects of certification, degree, and experience on first-grade student achievement
Economics of Education Review Vol. 26, No. 3 pp. 312–324
A fundamental issue inherent to education policy is whether teacher qualifications such as certification status, degree level, preparation, and experience predict student achievement. While existing research provides some direction regarding the...
Gary Miron; Brian Horvitz; Charisse Gulosino; Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Larry Cuban
This national study, which comprehensively reviews 311 virtual schools operating in the United States, finds serious and systemic problems with the nation's full-time cyber schools. Despite virtual schools' track record of students falling behind...
Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Michael K. Barbour; Gary Miron; Charisse Gulosino; Brian Horvitz
This report is the second of a series of annual reports by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on virtual education in the U.S. The NEPC reports contribute to the existing evidence and discourse on virtual education by providing an objective ...