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Study of the Impact of the California Formative Assessment and Support System for Teachers: Relationship of BTSA/CFASST Engagement and Student Achievement BTSA CFASST

Thompson, Marnie; Paek, Pamela; Goe, Laura; Ponte, Eva
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RR-04-32, CFASST Report 3
ETS Research Report
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Beginning Teacher Support & Assessment (BTSA), California Formative Assessment and Support System for Teachers (CFASST), New Teacher Induction, Mentoring, Teacher Professional Development, Beginning Teachers


However, this gain only partially offset the lowered scores associated with a student being poor (6 to 10 points), an English language learner (5 to 11 points), or having a disability (17 to 19 points). By itself, BTSA/CFASST is not able to ameliorate these correlates of lower achievement, but it does counteract them.

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