Format: PresentationsCollecting and Using Data on Improvement Strategies
Information focuses on ways to collect and use data on coherent improvement strategies and assess gaps in existing data for evaluation and provides examples of existing data or information states are already collecting (e.g., through monitoring) and how to use that data to measure SSIP activities. A helpful handout is included.
Format: PresentationsMeasuring Growth and Impact in SIMR Areas by Subgroups
The presentation provides an overview of data concerns that states should consider when measuring growth and impact in SIMR areas targeting subgroups (e.g., students with limited English proficiency or a specific disability category). Topics explored include sample size, use of achievement tests or alternative measures, and test validity and sensitivity.