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Kennesaw State University celebrates their 5th Annual SAS Day Event

Given the emphasis on SAS Software, and specifically on Base SAS Programming, KSU students – both graduate and undergraduate – develop very strong SAS skills as a function of their studies in Statistics. Many of the Fortune 500 companies in the Metropolitan Atlanta area have large SAS Infrastructures – including

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NC teachers’ voices regarding use of student growth in educator evaluations

In 2011-2012, North Carolina became one of many states to restructure their educator evaluation system to incorporate student growth. The NC Department of Public Instruction commissioned the external expertise of WestEd to evaluate various growth models and recommend value-added technology that would help them best meet their mission of using meaningful evaluation to

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Dare to DREAM BIG

The SAS Student Ambassadors are a select group of student researchers who have been recognized for using SAS technologies in innovative ways that benefit their respective industries and fields of study.  Recently, this extraordinary group of young researchers met and attended the SAS Global Forum Conference in Orlando and presented

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Value-added data informing and improving TN Schools of Education

With the rapid changes in our education systems regarding new standards, assessments, accountability and evaluation, teachers are rightfully feeling the pressure of being underprepared. The majority of teachers were not trained or certified with these rigorous systems in place. Recognizing that higher education institutions need to play an active role

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More than “teaching to the test”: Value-added ROI persists throughout a student’s life

A 23-year Harvard and Columbia University study was recently published shedding new light on the long-term impacts of teachers with both high and low value-added estimates. Researchers Chetty, Friedman, and Rockoff tracked math and reading assessment data on over 2.5 million students from 1989-2009. They then incorporated 90% of these

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Teaching computer science: Who knew a conference could be so much fun?

Members of the SAS Global Academic Program team recently attended the SIGCSE 2012 Education Symposium. This particular conference brings together over 1200 educators interested in computer science education.  The primary topic of conversation throughout the conference was the various approaches to developing, implementing and evaluating computer science courses and curricula. The conference

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