As a private nonprofit corporation, New American Schools (NAS) began in 1991 to fund the development of designs aimed at transforming entire schools at the elementary and secondary levels. This report describes trends in implementation, school performance, and related factors for a sample of NAS schools. It is based on a three-year longitudinal study of these schools.The test drew on a wide variety of curriculum and existing assessment instruments in order to identify broad concepts ... L The Iowa Test of Basic Skills ( ITBS) is a norm-referenced achievement test for students in kindergarten though 8th grade, ... Levels 5 and 6 are intended for administration to students in kindergarten and 1st grade with no time limit. ... The Complete Battery covers listening, vocabulary, language, and mathematics with optional sections for reading and word analysis.
|Title||:||Implementation and Performance in New American Schools|
|Author||:||Mark Berends, Rand Corporation|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2001|