The purpose of tutoring programs is to improve the academic achievement of students through increasing their knowledge and skills, school attendance, and time devoted to schoolwork by providing additional, special, or remedial academic instruction and guidance. Included are both tutoring programs sponsored by school systems and those sponsored by other, nonprofit, organizations (Urban Institute and The Center for What Works).

Drawing from a variety of national literacy assessments, LLAP was created by the LEARNS partners at Bank Street College of Education in collaboration with the Corporation for National and Community Service. LLAP provides an assessment option for reading e ...

The Mock Report Card Tool, completed by teachers, standardizes information about students' academic performance across districts that use different grading systems. The Mock Report Card tool is comprised of three scales that measure elementary or middle s ...

  Developed by Dr. Morris Rosenberg, the scale is a self-esteem measure widely used in Social Science research.  The RSES is a ten-item Likert type scale with items answered on a four-point scale, from Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree.  Five of the it ...

This scale was developed to measure behavioral, emotional, and cognitive aspects of school engagement in elementary school students.  In includes items which were drawn from variety of measures (see http://www.childtrends.org/Files/Child_Trends-2003_03_12 ...

This scale assesses student beliefs about personal abilities to complete schoolwork successfully. The scale was based on and adapted from related work, including Bandura (1997), Patrick, Hicks and Ryan (1997), Roeser, Midgley and Urdan (1996), and Ryan an ...

Drawing from a variety of national literacy assessments, LLAP was created by the LEARNS partners at Bank Street College of Education in collaboration with the Corporation for National and Community Service. LLAP provides an assessment option for reading e ...

Drawing from a variety of national literacy assessments, LLAP was created by the LEARNS partners at Bank Street College of Education in collaboration with the Corporation for National and Community Service. LLAP provides an assessment option for reading e ...

The Misconduct Scale is an adaptation of the Self-Reported Behavior Index (Brown, Clasen & Eicher, 1986) created by Posner & Vandell for the year study of low-income urban children.  The scale includes seven items from the Self-Reported Behavior I ...

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