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Browse DESE Reports by Topic

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education releases a number of research, evaluation, and data products each year. Use the links in the left-hand navigation pane to view reports by topic. To view a report, select either a Word document or PDF format.

 

Browse DESE Reports by Topic

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
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Adoption, Implementation, and Effects of Curriculum Materials (October 2018)
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Replacing Medians with Means When Summarizing MCAS Student Growth Percentiles (June 2018)
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Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: AP Course Taking and Passing Rates (August 2017)
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Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: AP Exam Taking and Passing Rates (June 2017)
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Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: AP Course Taking and Passing Rates (May 2017)
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Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: AP Exam Taking and Passing Rates (March 2017)
Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: Year 4 Teacher Survey Results 2016 (February 2017)
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Massachusetts Study on Assessment Practices in Districts (August 2015)
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District Assessment Practices (August 2015)
Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: Year 2 Final Report (April 2015)
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Massachusetts Study on Assessment Practices in Districts: Phase 1 Summary (March 2015)
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Testing the Test: A Study of PARCC Field Trials in Two School Districts - Executive Summary (March 2015)
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Testing the Test: A Study of PARCC Field Trials in Two School Districts - Policy Brief (March 2015)
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Financial Literacy Pilot Program (December 2014)
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Superintendent Survey on District Assessment Practices (October 2014)
Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Implementation Study: Final Report (October 2014)
Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: Year 2 Interim Report (September 2014)
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Literacy and Early Literacy Programs - 2014 (July 2014)
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Flaking Out: Student Absences and Snow Days as Disruptions of Instructional Time (June 2014)
Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through a Mathematics and Science Advanced Placement (AP) Program - FY13, Evaluation Report (April 2014)
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Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through a Mathematics and Science Advanced Placement (AP) Program - FY13, Introduction (April 2014)
Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: Year 1 Final Report (April 2014)
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Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through a Mathematics and Science Advanced Placement (AP) Program - FY13, Progress Report (March 2014)
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Cognitive Skills, Student Achievement Tests, and Schools (January 2014)
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Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Implementation Study: Phase 1 Findings (September 2013)
Evaluation of the Statewide STEM Advanced Placement Program: Year 1 Interim Report (August 2013)
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Literacy and Early Literacy Programs - 2013 (May 2013)
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Early and Adolescent Literacy - 2012 (January 2013)
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Massachusetts Commission to Develop an Index of Creative and Innovative Education in the Public Schools (September 2012)
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Using the Student Growth Measure for School and District Intervention (January 2011)
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Literacy and Early Literacy Programs - 2009 (February 2010)
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Analysis of Student MCAS Outcomes (October 2009)
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Galileo and Interim Assessment, by Lynne Sacks (March 2009)
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Galileo Instructional Data System Pilot Project Evaluation (February 2009)
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High School Science Performance Assessments: An Examination of Instruments for Massachusetts (January 2009)
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The Consequences of MCAS Exit Examinations for Struggling Low-Income Urban Students (July 2008)


Last Updated: August 14, 2017
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