Report | The Impact of the GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education Program on Mathematics Performance Trends in Four Districts
Article | State Education Agencies' Acquisition and Use of Research Knowledge for School Improvement
Over the last two decades, state education agencies (SEAs) have been given considerable responsibilities for improving low-performing schools and for adopting research-based practices in doing so. Yet we know little about how and where these organizations search for, select, and use research and other kinds of evidence.
Policy Brief | Measuring School Capacity, Maximizing School Improvement
CPRE researchers define the four components of ‘school capacity’ in an effort to create a shared language amongst education researchers: Human Capital, Social Capital, Program Coherence, and Resources.
Project | Reading Recovery: Scaling Up What Works
The upcoming Year One Report in this five-year study of the i3 Scale-Up of Reading Recovery shows highly statistically significant positive effects on students’ reading and comprehension scores. These impacts are considerably larger than those typically produced by other educational interventions.
Project | Evaluation of the GE Foundation's Developing Futures Program
Since 2005, The GE Foundation has supported efforts in six U.S. school districts through its Developing Futures™ in Education program, a high-impact initiative created to improve academic achievement and better prepare students for college and careers. CPRE is conducting a mixed-methods evaluation of the program’s impacts.
Report | Building a Foundation for School Leadership
Learn how an intensive effort to influence and expand the leadership capacity of schools can have a positive impact on leadership practice, leadership team functioning, and support for instructional improvement.