Center for Research and Evaluation

University of Maine

 

Occasional Papers:

   
     
No. 35 - Weighted Grades: A Conundrum for Secondary Schools (June 2000)
                   (by Gail C. Downs)
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No. 36 - Local Evaluation and the Maine Educational Assessment (November 2000)
                   (by Theodore Coladarci, Robert Ervin, and David L. Silvernail)
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No. 37 - Homework:  A Literature Review (April 2001)
                   (by Julie Hancock)
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No. 38 - On My Own Time:  The Conflict Between Adolescent Sleep
                   Needs and High School Start Times
(September 2001)
                   (by Gail C. Downs)
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No. 39 - School Finance Changes in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont (October 2001)
                   (by Pushpam Jain)
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No. 40 - Factors Influencing Technology's Effect on Student Achievement
                   and a Caution About Reading the Research
(December 2001)
                   (by Abigail Garthwait)
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No. 41 - Grade-span Configurations:  The (Limited) Evidence Regarding
                   Effects on Academic Achievement
(September 2002)
                   (by Theodore Coladarci and Julie Hancock)
   
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No. 42 - The Maine Principal Study:  Stability and Change Among Maine
                   Principals, 1997-2001
(May 2003)
                   (by Gordon A. Donaldson Jr., Donald A. Buckingham and Theodore
                   Coladarci)
 
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No. 43 - School Size, Student Achievement, and the "Power Rating" of Poverty: 
                   Substantive Finding or Statistical Artifact?
(May 2006)
                   (by Theodore Coladarci)
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Maine Education Policy Research Institute Publications:

   
Laptop Use By Seventh Grade Students with Disabilities: Perceptions
                  of Special Education Teachers.
Research Report #2 (February 2004)
                  (by Walter J. Harris)
 
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Trading Roles: Teachers and Students Learn with Technology.
                  Research Report #3.
(May 2004)
                  (by Janet Fairman)
   
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Two Teachers Implement One-to-One Computing: A Case Study
                   Research Report #5
(July 2004)
                  
 (by Abigail Garthwait and Herman Weller)
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Penquis Bulletin:

   
For the Love of the Profession: Teacher Salaries in Maine. (November 1999)
                   (by Kathleen Bauman Geher)
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School Administrative Unit Profiles

   
Penquis/PREP Region Profile, February 2005 PDF XLS
     
Penquis/PREP Region Profile, March 2006 PDF XLS
     
     

White Papers:

   
Special Education in Maine: Attaining Equity Through Program and Finance Reform (August 2002)
                   (by Walter J. Harris, Ph.D. and Pushpam Jain, Ph.D.)

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Implementing Standards-based Education in Maine: Progress, Challenges and Implications, February 2006
                   (by Walter J. Harris, Janet C. Fairman)

 

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