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Using Growth Models to Measure Child/Student Outcomes for State Systemic Improvement Plans

A Guide for States

Educators are using growth models for a variety of accountability, instructional planning, and evaluation purposes in U.S. schools. This white paper, with a focus on special education populations, provides state and local education personnel with an overview of issues to consider with growth models, a look at models currently in use, and a description of common models and a scenario of their potential use within the SSIP process.

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    Using Growth Models to Measure Child/ Student Outcomes for State Systemic Improvement Plans
  • Published:
    Sep 12, 2017
  • Authors:
    Jose Blackorby, Cornelia Taylor, Xin Wei
  • Organizations:
    IDEA Data Center
  • Format:
    Guides, Papers, and Reports
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  • Number of Pages:
    29 pages.
  • Topics:
    State Systemic Improvement Plan - SSIP
  • Tags:
    SSIP, Growth Models, Accountability, State Systemic Improvement Plan

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