Atlanta Public Schools (APS) implements several key programs as part of a Turnaround Strategy to transform its lowest-performing schools and increase students’ achievement.
Related Projects for Brian Gill
Evaluation of the Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround StrategyFeb 18, 2019
KIPP: Preparing Youth for CollegeAug 18, 2017
Mathematica built on its initial study of KIPP middle schools with this five-year project, designed to address the question of whether KIPP can maintain its effectiveness as the network grows. The study included an impact analysis, an implementation analysis, and a correlational analysis.
Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory: Building Partnerships to Improve Education Through Research and Technical SupportApr 18, 2017
Mathematica is leading the REL for the mid-Atlantic region. The REL disseminates research, conducts applied research, and provides technical assistance, training, and coaching related to support the use of research to improve school and student performance.
Pennsylvania Teacher and Principal Evaluation PilotMay 19, 2016
We examined practices of teachers who make larger contributions to student achievement growth, reviewed plans for an overall effectiveness measure, described variation in professional practice scores, and examined practices strongly correlated with contributions to student achievement growth.
Assessing Teacher Effectiveness in Pittsburgh Public SchoolsMay 12, 2016
In a project with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, we developed value-added statistical models that estimate teachers’ and schools’ contributions to the achievement of their students. Our findings suggest that the value-added model estimates provide meaningful information on teacher and school performance.
Improving America’s Schools: Study of Title I and Title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education ActNov 13, 2015
This project involves evaluating implementation of Titles I and II of ESEA, relying on surveys at the state, district, school, and teacher levels.
The Equity Project Charter School Evaluation (TEP)Oct 24, 2014
Mathematica describes TEP’s instructional and personnel strategies, examines student characteristics and attrition rates, and reports impacts on student achievement during the school’s first four years.