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Document Number: 4021

A Policymaker's Guide to the Value of Longitudinal Student Data MS Word - To provide accurate information on school success, it is necessary to follow students over time. Students who have been in the same school for a period of time must be distinguished from those who havenít. One must be able to look both backward to the academic success of students when they first enter the school and forward to the success of the same students when they leave. This ECS Issue Brief addresses questions and answers policymakers may have about the use and value of longitudinal student data. (Chrys Dougherty, Education Commission of the States, September 2002)...
Author: Chrys Dougherty
Publisher: ECS

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