Student Achievement: Schools Use Multiple Strategies to Help Students Meet Academic Standards, Especially Schools with Higher Proportions of Low-Income and Minority Students Page: 4 of 42
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Table 1: Odds Ratios Indicating the Difference in Likelihood of
Principals to Make School Improvement Strategies a
Moderate or Major Focus after Controlling for Different
Figure 1: Principals' Responses Indicating That a School
Improvement Strategy Was a Major or Moderate Focus of
the School Improvement Efforts 7
Figure 2: Percent of Elementary and Middle School Math Teachers
Who Reported Increasing Their Use of Certain
Instructional Practices as a Result of State Test 11
Figure 3: How Survey Responses Differed between Math Teachers
at High-Poverty and Low-Poverty Schools in Three States 13
AYP adequate yearly progress
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
IASA Improving America's Schools Act of 1994
NCLBA No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
NLS-NCLB National Longitudinal Study of No Child Left Behind
NSF National Science Foundation
RAND The RAND Corporation
This is a work of the U.S. government and is not subject to copyright protection in the
United States. The published product may be reproduced and distributed in its entirety
without further permission from GAO. However, because this work may contain
copyrighted images or other material, permission from the copyright holder may be
necessary if you wish to reproduce this material separately.
GAO-10-18 Student Achievement
Here’s what’s next.
This report can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Report.
United States. Government Accountability Office. Student Achievement: Schools Use Multiple Strategies to Help Students Meet Academic Standards, Especially Schools with Higher Proportions of Low-Income and Minority Students, report, November 16, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc302976/m1/4/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.