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The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams May 2015

The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams May 2015

The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams

Michelle Miller-Adams

No abstract provided.


The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams May 2015

The Road Toward K-12 Excellence In Michigan: How An Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams

Randall W. Eberts

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Charter School Attendance On Student Achievement In Michigan, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Impact Of Charter School Attendance On Student Achievement In Michigan, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck

Randall W. Eberts

Proponents of school reform have argued that charter schools and vouchers can provide adequate market pressure to improve the performance of traditional public schools. While the number of charter schools and student enrollment have burgeoned, relatively little attention has been paid to their effects on student achievement. Proponents of charter schools suggest a direct effect on student achievement through the restructuring of teaching and learning processes and an indirect effect through peer effects on learning and through the market forces of competition. Of course, competitive pressures may result in higher achievement in traditional public schools as well. This paper focuses ...


Teacher Performance Incentives And Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, Joe Allan Stone Jan 2015

Teacher Performance Incentives And Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, Joe Allan Stone

Randall W. Eberts

This paper reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of individual merit pay systems for teachers on student achievement, and it presents new empirical results based on a system established within a collective bargaining environment. While many merit pay systems have been established in school districts across the U.S., very little empirical evidence concerning their influence on student achievement exists. A natural experiment arose in a county in which one high school piloted a merit pay system that rewarded student retention and student evaluations of teachers while another comparable high school maintained a traditional compensation system. A difference-in-differences analysis implies ...


The Kalamazoo Promise, And Enrollment And Achievement Trends In Kalamazoo Public Schools, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Wei-Jang Huang Jan 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise, And Enrollment And Achievement Trends In Kalamazoo Public Schools, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Wei-Jang Huang

Randall W. Eberts

This paper examines three types of KPS trends that may represent Promise effects: 1) trends in overall enrollment, 2) trends in relative enrollment by ethnic group, and 3) trends in KPS achievement on the standardized test used by the state of Michigan for No Child Left Behind accountability, the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) test.


An Examination Of Student Achievement In Michigan Charter Schools, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

An Examination Of Student Achievement In Michigan Charter Schools, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck

Randall W. Eberts

Since their inception in 1991, the number of and the student enrollment in charter school have burgeoned. However, little attention has been paid to their effects on student achievement. Proponents hypothesize direct and indirect positive impacts of charter schools on student achievement. The direct effect is through the restructuring of teaching and learning processes. The indirect effect operates through peer effects on learning and through the market forces of competition. This paper focuses on student achievement in charter schools in Michigan. The analyses presented here suggest that students attending charter schools in Michigan are not reaching the same levels of ...


Analysis Of Kaaap Through The 1998/1999 School Year, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Analysis Of Kaaap Through The 1998/1999 School Year, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming Jan 2015

Kalamazoo County (Mi) Education For Employment Surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck, Irv Cumming

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Use And Effectiveness Of Formal Course And Career Planning Forms In Secondary Schools In The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Jan 2015

Use And Effectiveness Of Formal Course And Career Planning Forms In Secondary Schools In The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Kevin Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


An Alternative Pathway To A High School Diploma Is Needed, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik Jan 2015

An Alternative Pathway To A High School Diploma Is Needed, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Estimates Of The Net Impact Of Career Technical Education In Washington, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Estimates Of The Net Impact Of Career Technical Education In Washington, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Efe-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


School-To-Work Programs To Facilitate Youth Employment And Learning, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

School-To-Work Programs To Facilitate Youth Employment And Learning, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Development Of Core Indicators Of The Impact Of Career Preparation In The South Central Michigan Works! Region, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Development Of Core Indicators Of The Impact Of Career Preparation In The South Central Michigan Works! Region, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


A Career Preparation System Accountability System, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

A Career Preparation System Accountability System, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Career Aspirations And Knowledge About Career And Technical Education Of Kalamazoo County 8th And 9th Grade Students, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Career Aspirations And Knowledge About Career And Technical Education Of Kalamazoo County 8th And 9th Grade Students, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


A Database Accountability System For The Michigan Career Preparation System, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

A Database Accountability System For The Michigan Career Preparation System, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Charter School Attendance On Student Achievement In Michigan, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Impact Of Charter School Attendance On Student Achievement In Michigan, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

Proponents of school reform have argued that charter schools and vouchers can provide adequate market pressure to improve the performance of traditional public schools. While the number of charter schools and student enrollment have burgeoned, relatively little attention has been paid to their effects on student achievement. Proponents of charter schools suggest a direct effect on student achievement through the restructuring of teaching and learning processes and an indirect effect through peer effects on learning and through the market forces of competition. Of course, competitive pressures may result in higher achievement in traditional public schools as well. This paper focuses ...


Does Charter School Attendance Improve Test Scores?: Comments And Reactions On The Arizona Achievement Study, Christopher Nelson, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Does Charter School Attendance Improve Test Scores?: Comments And Reactions On The Arizona Achievement Study, Christopher Nelson, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

In a recent report, Solmon, Paark, and Garcia (2001) seek to identify the impact of attending charter schools on student achievement using data from Arizona. Based on a sophisticated statistical analysis, these authors report that charter school attendance increases test score gains of students. This note raises some questions about the interpretation of the results reported and some questions about the empirical approach and underlying data. First, the report relies on a 2-x-2 evaluation design with type of school (charter or traditional) attended in a base year as the rows and type of school in the ensuing year as the ...


School-To-Work: Promise And Effectiveness, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

School-To-Work: Promise And Effectiveness, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss Jan 2015

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck, Jason M. Preuss

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Boosting The Economy Through Career And Technical Education, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Boosting The Economy Through Career And Technical Education, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.


Teacher Performance Incentives And Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, Joe Allan Stone Jan 2015

Teacher Performance Incentives And Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, Joe Allan Stone

Kevin Hollenbeck

This paper reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of individual merit pay systems for teachers on student achievement, and it presents new empirical results based on a system established within a collective bargaining environment. While many merit pay systems have been established in school districts across the U.S., very little empirical evidence concerning their influence on student achievement exists. A natural experiment arose in a county in which one high school piloted a merit pay system that rewarded student retention and student evaluations of teachers while another comparable high school maintained a traditional compensation system. A difference-in-differences analysis implies ...


Testimony Prepared For Public Hearings On Development Of A Statewide School-To-Work System, Kevin Hollenbeck Jan 2015

Testimony Prepared For Public Hearings On Development Of A Statewide School-To-Work System, Kevin Hollenbeck

Kevin Hollenbeck

No abstract provided.