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Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah from 2012 to 2017
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Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah from 2012 to 2017

To help inform education stakeholders in Utah, this study examined the differences in characteristics between rural and non-rural districts in the state from fiscal year 2012 through fiscal year 2017.
Support for Rapid School Improvement: How Federal Dollars Can Be Leveraged for Systemic Improvement
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Support for Rapid School Improvement: How Federal Dollars Can Be Leveraged for Systemic Improvement

This guide delves into often-overlooked federal funding sources that can be used to support local efforts to pursue rapid turnaround.
Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation
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Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Written with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, this book aims to help pre- and in-service teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching.

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