Arne Duncan’s Department of Education Publicizes Sponsored Research without Any Meaningful Results

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Here is the summary of a study sponsored by the Department of Education and distributed as part of the DoE’s daily newsletter What’s New: Institute of Education Sciences for U.S. Department of Education.

 

Comparing Success Rates for General and Credit Recovery Courses Online and Face to Face: Results for Florida High School Courses

Region: Southeast

Description:

This report describes the results of a REL Southeast study comparing student success in online credit recovery and general courses taken online compared to traditional face-to-face courses. Credit recovery occurs when a student fails a course and then retakes the same course to earn high school credit. This research question was motivated by the high use of online learning in the Southeast, particularly as a method to help students engage in credit recovery. The data for this study covered all high school courses taken between 2007/08 and 2010/11 in Florida (excluding Driver’s…

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