Scale Up of Math and Science K-12 Education Reform in a Large Urban District

The project describes and analyzes efforts made between 2002 and 2008 when the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) was clearly engaged in a process of systemic reform of K-12 math and science education aimed at improving students' and teachers' classroom experiences and academic performance.   http://www.luc.edu/scaleup/index.php

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Award Number: 
0935816
Funding Period: 
Monday, September 1, 2008 to Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Project Evaluator: 
OEIE Kansas State University
Full Description: 

The project describes and analyzes efforts made between 2002 and 2008 when the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) was clearly engaged in a process of systemic reform of K-12 math and science education aimed at improving students' and teachers' classroom experiences and academic performance. The data drawn upon is a body of high-quality, quantitative and qualitative longitudinal empirical data initially collected for evaluation purposes. It documents systemic reform efforts of K-12 STEM education, from the stages of design, planning, and initial implementation through scale-up and adaptation. A key product of project is a hyper-linked web-based resource that describes and analyzes in great detail the aims and actions of this reform effort of CPS math and science education.  http://www.luc.edu/scaleup/index.php

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