RMC Research Diagnostic Reviews

RMC Research has recently been selected by the Colorado Department of Education as an approved contractor for conducting diagnostic reviews and is currently conducting these reviews in nine schools for the Aurora Public Schools. Reviews entail 3-5 day visits by an experienced team who analyzes practices using CDE Standards for Quality. RMC Research has been…

What’s the big deal about missing data?

Missing data are ubiquitous in educational research and evaluation. Many times, though, researchers simply ignore their missing data issues or rely on a simplistic technique to fill in missing values. But, is this the best approach for your analysis? As part of the NSF-fundedTEAMS project, RMC Research presented a webinar on missing data that explained…

Measuring the Clinical Practice Component of Traditional Teacher Preparation Programs: REL Central at CAEPCON

RMC staff who work with the Regional Educational Laboratory for the Central states (REL Central) will be presenting on “Measuring the Clinical Practice Component of Traditional Teacher Preparation Programs” during the 2015 fall conference for The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is partnering with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education…

Resources for Experiment Planning

RMC Denver serves partners in state and local education agencies as well as institutes of higher education. A common goal of these partnerships is to design high quality, methodologically rigorous research that generalizes to populations of interest. We’d like to share some resources with you! At a recent workshop on Cluster Randomized Trials, put on…

Title VII

Title VII provides funding for the education of American Indian/Alaska Native students based on a formula grant available to school districts, charter schools, and local education agencies (LEAs). According to data from the U.S. Department of Education, participation in the Title VII program has fluctuated in recent years in a number of states. This report…

RMC Research partners with the University of Colorado Denver

RMC Research partners with the University of Colorado Denver on a $3 million grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to develop and study professional development focused on student-adaptive pedagogy for grades 3-5 teachers. Beginning July 15, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded (#1503206) the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) a four-year, $3…

REL Central Rural Education Research Alliance Webinar

Closing the Achievement Gap in Rural Nebraska Districts: Lessons from Research and the Field Date: August 27, 2015 Time(s): • 1:00–2:30 pm Mountain Time • 2:00–3:30 pm Central Time Presenting: • Patricia L. Hardré, PhD, Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma • Cheryll Malcom, EdD, Superintendent, Homer Community School District, Homer, Nebraska • Richard Alt,…

August 10, 2015

RMC Research – Denver has been busy this summer! Stay tuned each week for highlights of our work. On July 29, we co-presented with our CDE rural specialist colleague, Tina Goar, and the two rural superintendents who closed the achievement gap in Colorado – Superintendent Frank Reeves from Genoa-Hugo and former Superintendent Bret Miles from…

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