An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia is a comprehensive five-year summative evaluation report for Phase Two of an initiative to evaluate the District of Columbia's public schools. Consistent with the recommendations in the 2011 report A Plan for Evaluating the District of Columbia's Public Schools, this new report describes changes in the public schools during the period from 2009 to 2013. An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia examines business practices, human resources operations and human capital strategies, academic plans, and student achievement. This report identifies what is working well seven years after legislation was enacted to give control of public schools to the mayor of the District of Columbia and which areas need additional attention.49, 2013, p. 48). *The partial alignment was accomplished by (1) comparing the D.C. standards with the CCSS and identifying the areas of overlap; ... to use the same kinds of linking procedures for a test that consists of a single essay prompt as are used for tests with multiple prompts or questions. ... 14 See 7 Synthesis, Conclusions, and Recommendations The Public Education Reform Amendment.
|Title||:||An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia:|
|Author||:||Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee for the Five-Year (2009-2013) Summative Evaluation of the District of Columbia Public Schools, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2015-08-31|