Citations with the tag: REPORT cards
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- Professional book look.
Oh, Paul // Instructor-Intermediate; May/Jun97, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p7
Presents information on the processing of report cards. Information on the book `Report Card on Report Cards,' a collection of essays by Tara Azwell and Elizabeth Schmar.
- A few famous flunkies give report cards a failing grade.
Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor; 6/21/96, Vol. 88 Issue 145, p16
Focuses on report cards. Author's experiences as a schoolmaster; A.A. Milne's disrespect for academism; Winston Churchill's report card when he was nine years old.
- The new report card: No more Fs.
Boyle, Christina // Redbook; Jun94, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p147
Reports on the use of optimistic phrases when rating a child's performance in report cards. Aim of the practice; Children's ability to decipher the real meaning of the phrases.
- Progress reports replace report cards.
Boyle, Christina // Curriculum Review; Dec91, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p21
Discusses that report cards are out and progress reports are in, for Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools children in grades one through six. Brief information about the progress reports; Why the report forms provide more space for both teachers' and parents' comments.
- Parents push for report cards that don't require a user's...
Walters, Laurel Shaper // Christian Science Monitor; 3/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 82, p1
Reports that hundreds of parents from across the United States are demanding that schools issue a more simpler report card for their children. Information on the report cards issued by Hammond Elementary School in Howard County, Maryland; Parents' response to the report card introduced by the...
- State report cards created for public schools.
Walters, Laurel Shaper // New York Amsterdam News; 11/23/96, Vol. 87 Issue 47, p43
Reports that the Regents and State Education Commissioner, Richard P. Mills' released a model report card for more than 4,000 elementary and secondary schools in New York City. Availability of the reports; Comments from Mills; Creation of the report cards.
- Book look.
Oh, Paul // Instructor-Primary; May/Jun97, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p7
Reviews the book `Report Card on Report Cards: Alternatives to Consider,' edited by Tara Azwell and Elizabeth Schmar.
- Assessing health care report cards.
Gormley Jr., William T. // Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory; Jul98, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p325
Assesses health care report cards. The contention that most health care report cards fail to meet the criteria of being valid, comprehensive, comprehensible, relevant, reasonable and functional; Progress in making health care reports cards meet those criteria; Where the report cards can come...
- Grade Books Made Easy.
Earnst, Erin // Instructor; May/Jun2003, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p14
Presents some software programs on how to make grade books of students. GradeSpeed from Campus Ware; E-Z Grader; Learner Profile.
- Grades for Parents.
Earnst, Erin // Christian Science Monitor; 12/14/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 15, p10
Discusses report cards which are grading parents and schools in addition to the child's performance at schools in Chicago, Illinois.
- Schedule a parent/school conference.
Earnst, Erin // Curriculum Review; Apr96, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p7
Reports on the use of school report cards by Independent School District in Plano, Texas to communicate the school's success to the community and the parents. Provision of students with excellent education.
- �Garbage Pail Kids�: If You Can't Beat 'Em�.
Harder, Peter J. // Education Week; 3/12/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 26, p22
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Trashy Humor," published in the February 19, 1986 issue is presented.
- Report cards for schools.
Olson, Lynn // Education Week; 01/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p27
Examines report cards as a feature of state educational accountability systems in the United States. Assumptions on how report cards improve education; Results of a study on reporting requirements across states; Types of information offered in report cards; Drawbacks in using report cards.
- A closer look: What makes a good report card?
Olson, Lynn // Education Week; 01/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p29
Reports on the results of a study on the usefulness of report cards as part of school accountability systems in the United States. Reporting requirements of states; Rating of various types of information for judging a school or holding it accountable.
- In First for States, Florida Releases Graded `Report Cards' for Schools.
Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week; 07/14/99, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p18
Reports on school-by-school report card released by Florida. Grading system used; Grading trends observed from the report card; How Florida assigns grades to public schools; Worth of vouchers that the state will offer.
- A Newspaper's Report Cards Offer Revealing Insights Into How Well Schools are Doing.
Borowski, Neill A.; Connie; Langland // Nieman Reports; Spring99, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p33
Focuses on newspapers as a source of information about schools. Information on two annual Report Cards on the Schools by the `Philadelphia Inquirer'; Benefits of a report card on schools; Differences in test scores among schools as contained in the Report Cards.
- KEEPING THE ABCs IN THE CLASSROOM AND OFF THE REPORT CARD.
D'Orio, Amy // District Administration; May2002, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the management at the Niagara Superintendent of Schools in New York. Format of the reports cards; Population of students; Importance of parents' cooperation in the transition of the school.
- Building a Better Report Card.
Aidman, Barry Joel; Gates, Jonathan M.; Deterra Sims, Elizabeth A. // Education Digest; Jan2001, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p49
Talks about the plans of the Round Rock Independent School District to review and revise the district's first-grade report card. Number of schools in the district; Bases for developing evaluation criteria for report card; Details on the Explanation of Stages which accompanies the report cards.
- What you should know about progress reports.
Kines, Barbara // Teaching Pre K-8; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p36
Looks at the importance of progress reports to both students and parents. Establishment of communication between school and home as purpose; Parent-teacher conferences as part of the reporting process; Alternative means of reporting; Conveyance of specific information about a child's strength;...
- Report card helps parents help their kids.
Kines, Barbara // Curriculum Review; Mar1991, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p10
Reports on a school report cards designed with parents input to explain the skills that students are learning in school. How through the report cards parent can help their children at home; How the schools in Westminster hold parent education meetings explain how reading and learning occur in...
- Video-based report cards.
Kines, Barbara // Media & Methods; May/Jun94, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p6
Presents video-based report cards. Features and functions; Applications.
- Colleges warn students of bogus campus cards.
Dishneau, David // Community College Week; 05/18/98, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p12
Reports on the warning of colleges in the United States to high school seniors to help them avoid a New Jersey firm's offer of a $25 Campus Card. Claimed benefits of the deceptive card; Various reactions against the fraud.
- Haskell Elementary hosts Report Card Pick-Up Night on Thursday.
Dishneau, David // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX); 2/21/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p1
The article announces that Haskell Elementary will host the Report Card Pick-Up Night in Haskell, Texas on February 28, 2008.
- School accountability slow to come.
Dishneau, David // Curriculum Review; Apr99, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on school accountability in the United States. Issuance of report cards by states to individual schools; Requirement for teens to pass state tests before graduating high school; Comments of Harvard University education professor Richard Elmore on the educational progress at the state...
- Report cards carry warnings to prevent child abuse.
Dishneau, David // Curriculum Review; Apr93, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p10
Focuses on the warning labels in report cards in the Attleboro School District in Massachusetts. Purpose of the warning labels; Warning statement in the report cards; Statement from Attleboro's superintendent Joseph Rappa on the portfolio-based assessment program developed by the district.
- Can you judge a guy by his exes?
Dishneau, David // Marie Claire (US); Aug2003, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p101
The article focuses on the accuracy of information gathered from ex-girlfriends to judge a guy. Megan Quitkin got information from ex-girlfriends of three different men, then went on dates with each guy to see if their report cards were accurate. INSETS: Dan's X girlfriends;Rob's X...
- STRICTLY FOR Laughs.
Dishneau, David // Ebony; May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p157
The article presents jokes about running for a class president, roses and reports cards.
- 'F' Is for Fat?
Dishneau, David // Current Events; 10/24/2003, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p3
A law in Arkansas requires the state's public schools to provide parents with an annual report of their child's body-mass index. State legislators passed the law in an effort to combat the state's growing childhood obesity problem. Legislators hope the so-called obesity report cards will prompt...
- LPCS super happy with test results but not frequency.
Voorhis, Eric // Adirondack Daily Enterprise; 5/27/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 125, p2
The article reports that The Lake Placid Central School District is very proud of the results of its New York State Report Card for the 2008-2009 school year.
- Employer-specific versus community-wide report cards: Is there a difference?
Knutson, David J.; Fowles, Jinnet B. // Health Care Financing Review; Fall96, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p111
Describes the preliminary results from a natural experiments that tested the impact of report cards on employees. Method used in the study; Differences between state and university respondents; Evaluation of the community-wide report card; Community-wide versus employer-specific reports cards;...
- 6 steps to better report card comments.
Power, Brenda; Chandler, Kelly // Instructor-Primary; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p76
Offers tips for improving teachers' report card-writing. Writing adjectives that describe the student as a learner; Using of sentence stems to describe students; Emphasizing what students do well so that the teacher, parents and the students themselves can build from those strengths.
- how are they doing?
Bulseco, Donna // Good Housekeeping; Aug2000, Vol. 231 Issue 2, p175
Provides information on report cards of every student. Comments from Elaine McEwan, a retired Illinois educator and author of the book `10 Traits of Highly Successful Schools'; Contents of a report card.
- Students In Turkey To Receive Report Cards On Friday.
A. A. // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 6/14/2010, p47
The number of students in Turkey who will receive report cards on June 18, 2010 is noted, as well as the start date for the 2010-2011 school year.
- Angelic reporting.
Aarons, Greta // Woman's Era; Aug2012, p144
The author relates the kindness shown by an Omani gentleman after he returned the report card lost by her son.
- Editor's Note.
Szatmary, Peter // Phi Kappa Phi Forum; Fall2012, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p2
The author looks back during his middle school years when he earned average grades in the student assessment quarterly report cards.
- The latest development report card.
Szatmary, Peter // State Legislatures; May98, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p12
Reports on 'The Development Report Card for the States 1997,' published by the Corporation for Enterprise Development. Information contained on the report card; Seven states that made the honor roll in all three indexes in 1997.
- An Open Book.
Guernsey, Liza // New York Times Upfront; 12/10/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 7, p7
Features an online grade book in the United States. Presence of a surveillance channel in the classrooms; Student information reflected in the online grade book; impact of the online grade book on parents.
- Report card time!
Forster, Jeff // Patient Care; 10/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p9
Editorial. Examines the various uses of report cards. Use as a means to evaluate personal goals; Characteristics of people who excel in chosen field of service.
- Rating Online education tools.
Connolly, Bruce; Golderman, Gail M. // Online; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p92
Reviews the book `The Web Report Card,' Yahoo Internet Life 3, by Ben Greenman.
- Making the Grade .
Willi, Denise // Instructor; Oct2002, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p21
Provides information on top strategies on report-card writing shared by veteran teachers. Attitude of most teachers towards report-card writing; Significance of working with other teachers during report-card time; Key to getting report cards done on time.
- More than Dollars And a Super Test.
Pascopella, Angela // District Administration; Jun2003, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p11
Reports on the factors affecting the effectiveness of No Child Left Behind legislation in the U.S. Integration of the curricula into state standards; Evaluation of the testing model; Observation of the student report card information.
- BOOK REVIEWS.
O'Toole Jr., Laurence J.; White, James W. // Journal of Politics; May2000, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p601
Reviews the book `Organizational Report Cards,' by William T. Gormley, Jr. and David L. Weimer.
- News in Brief: A National Roundup.
Blair, Julie; Trotter, Andrew; Abercrombie, Karen L.; Portner, Jessica; Rubelen, Erik W.; Bradley, Ann; Galley, Michelle; Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week; 04/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p4
Presents updates on education in the United States in April 1999. Information on errors made on report cards in Ohio's public schools; Reason for the denial of benefits to a Bible club at a school in Bethel, Washington; Details on the lawsuit filed against entertainment companies for the...
- Civic assessment generally positive, 1976-1988.
Blair, Julie; Trotter, Andrew; Abercrombie, Karen L.; Portner, Jessica; Rubelen, Erik W.; Bradley, Ann; Galley, Michelle; Coles, Adrienne D. // Curriculum Review; Nov90, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p30
Reviews the book `The Civics Report Card,' by Lee Anderson, Lynn B. Jenkins, James Leming, et al.
- Walking report cards.
Cammack, Camille; Ives, Denise // Teaching Pre K-8; Sep97, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p68
Focuses on `Walking Report Card,' a progress report in the form of an organized observation of the children's performance in school given to parents at Sunset View Elementary School in Pravo, Utah. Vital ingredients to be able to organize and execute the `Walking Report Card;' Organizational...
- Area schools get report cards.
Eubank, Ron // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 8/8/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p1
The article reports on the report cards received by the area schools of Whitney, Texas from the state, wherein the annual ratings were based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) or the State Development Alternate Assessment II (SDAA II) tests.
- Private schools dominate BC school report card.
Eubank, Ron // Asian Pacific Post; 5/3/2012, p4
The article reports that the Fraser Institute issued its report card on elementary and secondary schools in British Columbia.
- Grades are in.
Eubank, Ron // Pipe Dream; 12/13/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 24, p6
The author reflects on the release of report cards in Binghamton University in New York.
- MPN Launches DEM Report Card.
Brousil, Colleen // Motorcycle & Powersports News; Aug2012, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p6
The article offers information about the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) Report Card.
- American students' writing skills inadequate.
Brousil, Colleen // Curriculum Review; Sep90, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p27
Reviews the book `The Writing Report Card, 1984-88: Findings From the Nation's Report Card,' edited by Arthur N. Applebee, Judith A. Langer, Ina V.S. Mullis and Lynn B. Jenkins.