First Advisor

Lowenthal, Patrick

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education

School

School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Comments

Education

Number of Pages

58 pages

Abstract

The use of looping, the practice of students and teachers remaining together for two years or more, has increased over the past decade. This study investigated the achievement of students enrolled in both looping and traditional classrooms at Holmes Middle School (HMS) on the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP). Test scores for the 183 students enrolled in seventh grade at were analyzed utilizing an unpaired t-test to determine if there was a statistically significant difference between the scores of 95 looping and 88 non-looping students. In all three areas tested assessed by the CSAP, reading, writing, and mathematics, it was found that students enrolled in the looping program scored significantly higher than the students enrolled in the traditional program.

Date of Award

Fall 2006

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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