Testing Is Over – Data Collection Is Not

An Impact Evaluation of Training in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior (MTSS-B)

Abstract: This submission requests approval of data collection activities that will be used to support An Impact Evaluation of Training in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior (MTSS-B). The evaluation will estimate the impact on school staff practices, school climate and student outcomes of providing training and support in the MTSS-B framework plus universal (Tier I) positive behavior supports and a targeted (Tier II) intervention.

Type of Review: A new information collection.

Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Under the guise of student achievement, our government is collecting data on its citizens.

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; What Works Clearinghouse Formative Feedback

Abstract: The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education is proposing data collection activity as part of the What Works Clearinghouse Feedback Task. The task and its associated efforts are being undertaken by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), and are being conducted by Mathematica Policy Research. The intended purpose of the Department of Education (ED), Institute of Education Sciences (IES) WWC feedback task is to collect feedback from users on the relevance, timeliness, quality, and ease of use of the products associated with the What Works Clearinghouse Web site. The results of the data collection will be used to inform improvements in ED program products and services for its customers.

What is the What Works Clearinghouse and what type of education policy do they promote?

We already know what works in education and we insist on denying children in urban and rural public schools the benefit of the same educational experience that children in private schools receive.

When every child in America is provided with an excellent, child-centered, developmentally appropriate, experiential education that is founded in the Arts and is concentrated on discovering, developing, and directing their gifts and talents towards becoming knowledgeable, concerned, actively engaged citizens, we will no longer need to collect data on a failing system to determine how to sustain it.

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