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What's New in Survey Research
In this section, you'll find publications related to the types of evaluations and assessments we provide schools using survey research. To learn more about the benefits of survey research and the information surveys can capture about your school performance, please see the articles below.
Findings from a study published in the Review of Educational Research suggest that school climate is something educators and communities should prioritize. This is further supported by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which requires states to include non-academic factors—like school climate—in how they gauge school success.
For full article, please see NPR.
School Environment Key to Retaining Teachers, Promoting Student Achievement, Study Finds
Surveys in New York City middle schools reveal the importance of school environment to the retention of teachers and the academic achievement of students. Lead author of the study, Matthew A. Kraft, explains that annual school surveys allow administrators to explore changes in the quality of school climate which correlate with teacher turnover and student achievement.
For full article, please see Phys Org.