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The District-Wide Survey (DWS) program measures five key topics related to school improvement—climate, instruction, leadership, professional capacity, and parent/guardian-community ties, while allowing respondents to share their perspectives and provide feedback about how they experience and perceive their schools. This research brief answers two questions about the representativeness, or external validity, of the student and parent/guardian responses from 2019-20.
This report analyzes how student responses to the District-Wide Survey (DWS) questions about eating breakfast relate to the availability of school breakfast programs.
An overview of responses to five 2019-20 District-Wide Survey items related to technology.
This report describes the framework that guided survey development, the administration of the surveys, the processes of survey reliability testing and validation, and the construction of school-level scores for reports. This version reflects new updates.
This brief uses District-Wide Survey data to explore the trends in student perceptions of college and career readiness at School District of Philadelphia (SDP) high schools from 2016-17 to 2018-19.
Results from ORE’s first Central Office staff survey, designed to complement the existing District-Wide Survey given to parents/guardians, teachers, principals, students, and school-based staff.
This research brief examines representativeness or external validity of the District-Wide Survey student and parent/guardian responses from the 2017-18 school year.
An analysis of the relationship between District-Wide Survey responses and school-level standardized test scores in 2016-17.