John F Pane Free eBooks (1)

Authors: John F. Pane, Leland Joe
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: management, technologies, network, compression, bandwidth, data, making
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Recent operations in Afghanistan and Iraq have demonstrated the Army’s increasing reliance on communications, making it important to find ways in which the Army might better use bandwidth. This report discusses how existing data compression and network management techniques could be used in the near to medium term to improve performance. These techniques will not solve the bandwidth bottlene......
ISBN: 083303538X, 9780833035387
Authors: Kerri A. Kerr, John F. Pane, Heather Barney
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Keywords: plans, future, evaluation, effects, district, valley, digital, school, quaker
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Funded by an award from the state of Pennsylvania, Quaker Valley School District launched a Digital School District initiative, a program to equip every student in the district from 3rd through 12th grade with a laptop computer, set up wireless networks in all district buildings, and provide wireless Internet connections in all of the students’ homes. The program commenced with the 2001-2002......
Authors: Julie A. Marsh, John F. Pane, Laura S. Hamilton
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Keywords: making, recent, rand, research, evidence, decision, sense, data, driven, education
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Data-driven decision making (DDDM), applied to student achievement testing data, is a central focus of many school and district reform efforts, in part because of federal and state test-based accountability policies. This paper uses RAND research to show how schools and districts are analyzing achievement test results and other types of data to make decisions to improve student success. It examine......
ISBN: 0833041193, 9780833041197
Authors: John F. Pane, Daniel F. Mccaffrey, Shannah Tharp-
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Keywords: public, schools, students, experiences, hurricanes, displacement, louisiana, student
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Hurricane Katrina was the most costly and devastating natural disaster in U.S. history. It and Hurricane Rita combined left the Gulf region with tremendous challenges for recovery and the need to rebuild infrastructure and reestablish services. This report focuses on the displacement of approximately 200,000 public school students in Louisiana.To help g......
Authors: Susan G. Straus, Tora K. Bikson, Edward Balkovich, John F. Pane
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Keywords: law, enforcement, units, blackberry, assessing, technology, action, teams, mobile
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This research explores the effectiveness of mobile wireless information and communication technologies (ICTs) for law enforcement teams. Pilot trials of RIM BlackBerries in two U.S. law enforcement organizations provided an opportunity to assess acceptance, use, and perceived performance benefits as well as factors influencing these outcomes. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews, us......
Authors: Jacob W. Dembosky, John F. Pane, Heather Barney, Rachel Christina
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Keywords: school, districts, pennsylvania, southwestern, driven, decisionmaking, data
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This report investigates the preparedness of Southwestern Pennsylvania school districts to meet the challenges of using data to improve instruction, evaluate the effectiveness of schools, teachers and programs, and create reports. It examines state policies and the roles of regional service agencies, identifies next steps in developing data-driven decisionmaking capabilities, and recommends action......
Authors: John F. Pane, Daniel F. Mccaffrey, Nidhi Kalra, Annie Jie Zhou
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Keywords: academic, year, hurricanes, first, louisiana, student, displacement, effects
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The combined impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 left the education system in the Gulf Coast region of the United States with tremendous challenges to rebuild infrastructure, reestablish services, and accommodate the movements of students that occurred as a result of the storms. This article focuses on Louisiana’s public school students, one-fourth of whom were displaced as a resul......
Authors: John F. Pane, Daniel F. Mccaffrey, Nidhi Kalra, Annie Jie Zhou
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Keywords: first, academic, year, hurricanes, louisiana, displacement, material, effects, student, supplemental
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The purpose of this document is to publish a complete tabulation of statistical model results reported in the article: Pane, J. F., D. F. McCaffrey, N. Kalra, and A. J. Zhou, “Effects of Student Displacement in Louisiana During the First Academic Year After the Hurricanes of 2005”, Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, Vol. 13, 2008, pp. 168-211.......
Authors: Jennifer L. Steele, John F. Pane, Valerie L. Williams, Stuart S. Olmsted
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Keywords: science, partnership, southwest, pennsylvania, math, involvement, development, participation, role, administrator, professional
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The Math Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania (MSP) (part of the National Science Foundation’s Math and Science Partnership initiative) aims to improve math and science education by partnering higher education institutions with K-12 schools districts. The specific goals of the MSP are to increase K-12 students’ knowledge of math and science, increase the quality of the K-16 ed......
Authors: Valerie L. Williams, John F. Pane, Cynthia A. Tananis, Stuart S. Olmsted
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Keywords: year, evaluation, report, pennsylvania, southwest, science, partnership, math
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This Math Science Partnership, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, allies K-12 school districts, colleges and universities, and other partners to increase student math and science achievement, improve the educator workforce, and create partnerships that persist beyond the funding period. This second annual evaluation report assesses progress to date and provides baseline descriptions o......
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