Meta-analysis Studies on Instruction and Schools

McREL (Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning)

McREL (Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning) has conducted several powerful meta-analyses of research on school improvement, compiling them in readable and usable reports. The key ideas of four of these reports are highlighted below:

Subject Area
  • leadership development, civics, political science
Delivery Area
  • school based
  • whole school change
Outcome Area
  • academic performance
  • school change
Participant Area
  • educator
  • administrator
  • school
Demographic Area
  • urban
  • suburban
  • rural
Age Area
  • elementary (6-11 years old)
  • middle school (12-14 years old)
  • high school (14-18 years old)