A study of contract performance reporting

Thus we consider not only the average effects of the reform package, but also whether the most-disadvantaged students benefited.

Both before and after the reforms, at least 80 percent of New Orleans students were minority or eligible for FRL. Regardless, there is wide agreement that the reforms did not come cheap.

Even so, the combination of analyses suggests effects of at least 0. Ancillary charges, such as taxes, duty, protective in transit insurance, freight, and installation may be included in or excluded from the acquisition cost in accordance with the non-Federal entity's regular accounting practices.

The supply of schools in New Orleans appears highly differentiated.

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Implications for New Orleans These findings have important implications for the New Orleans public schools, the many other urban districts pursuing the portfolio approach, and for the state and federal policies—especially test-based and market-based accountability—from which the New Orleans reforms emerged.

Given the large improvements in average outcomes in a district that is almost entirely low-income and minority, and the mixed evidence on other equity indicators, it would be hard to say the outcomes from the New Orleans reforms are inequitable relative to what came before them.

The estimates we obtain when we focus just on returnees are smaller and often not statistically significant, although the discrepancies are predictable: Results from academic institutions arrived late or not at all 90 percent of the time, compared with 74 percent for industry.

This calls for making the same before-and-after comparison in a group that is identical, except for being unaffected by the treatment.

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One disadvantage is that it omits nonreturnees. All major subgroups of students—African American, low-income, special education, and English Language Learners ELL —were at least as well-off after the reforms, in terms of achievement.

Some returned and some did not. Instead, they point to two other parts of the reform package: It also looks at the multiple positive externalities created by the respect for copyright protection. This seems true even after we account for the higher costs.

Reports of post-traumatic stress disorder remain common. New Orleans is an attractive city for young educators. The combined effect of these alternative factors on long-term achievement gains appears small, however, especially when compared with our initial estimate of the reform effects.

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To help improve the schools going forward, it is important to know how school practices and other intermediate outcomes changed. The majority of New Orleans returnees probably knew someone among the nearly 2, people who died in the Katrina aftermath.There are currently no Administrative openings available based on your search.

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