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05.17.2010

IRRE Director of Research, Dr. William Moore recently contributed to the American Evaluation Association's aea365 blog. In his post, Dr. Moore outlines the “building blocks” of IRRE’s approach to creating the foundation for a data-driven culture. You can read the blog here: http://www.aea365.org/blog/ and to learn more about IRRE’s approach to using...

04.30.2010

IRRE’s latest analytic paper is raising eyebrows. Written by IRRE president Jim Connell, Apples to Apples: Ways to Compare Replacement and Conversion Approaches to High School Turnaround suggests we can quantify differences between turnaround approaches that vary along several continua: selectivity of students and staff, rate of implementation, the impact on students system-wide, and rates of...

04.25.2010

Two partners in IRRE's Doing What Matters (DWM) project are featured in a recent "Inside Business Report." The segment highlights Mizuni's cutting edge datawarehousing solutions and the success these tools have found in Pasadena Independent School District in Pasadena, Texas.  Click here to watch the segment.

03.08.2010

Through Every Classroom Every Day, IRRE will provide professional development, technical assistance, and curricular supports. The additional sites will join the three districts already receiving supports or accepted into this national research and implementation project. To learn more, contact Julie Broom, project director.

02.27.2010

Six schools in the Rio Grande Valley and one in Austin Independent School District have shown impressive gains in math and reading scores on state tests after only two years implementing First Things First’s core strategies.
Graduation rates, with only one year of data available, are rising as well. The success in Rio Grande Valley is supported by a partnership of IRRE, the Region One...

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