Evaluating Programs to Increase Student Achievement, Second Edition, provides school leaders with practical guidelines and tools to evaluate the effectiveness of school programs. Using reader-friendly terms, the author thoroughly discusses the steps of the evaluation process so that practitioners of all experience levels and backgrounds will gain a solid conceptual foundation, and can plan and carry out program evaluations. The revised edition includes: additional examples to illustrate the program evaluation process, an expanded discussion of the principal's role in the project, a facilitator's guide for team leaders.

Assessing the Evaluation Project

Assessing the Evaluation Project

Formative and summative approaches to program evaluation can also be applied to a metaevaluation, which involves assessing the evaluation study itself (Fitzpatrick et al., 2004; Joint Committee on Standards, 1994). This chapter describes the purpose of each of these approaches and how to obtain (a) ...

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