Policy Evaluation and Support

Our professional interactions with practitioners, researchers, and policymakers in all corners of the education field give edCount a comprehensive view of how policies and programs impact and function in schools, districts, and states across the country. This broad perspective makes us particularly capable of contributing to federal, multi-state, state, and district efforts to evaluate, improve, and respond to federal or state policies and initiatives.

Federal Policy Evaluation

Application Review for Federal Competitions and Programs 

Management of Multi-State Policy Response Collaboratives

Expert Policy Analysis and Guidance

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Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments

The Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project brought together a consortium of five states – Washington, Oregon, Montana, Indiana, and Idaho – with a team of researchers and a panel of experts to develop a comprehensive framework for considering the meaning and utility of scores from English language proficiency assessments (ELPAs).

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National Evaluation of Title III Implementation

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Education initiated a contract to evaluate the implementation of Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which specifically addresses policy and programs to serve English learners (ELs).

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