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Tier 1
Strong evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented experimental study.
Tier 2
Moderate evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented quasi-experimental study.
Tier 3
Promising evidence from at least one well-designed and well-implemented correlational study with statistical controls for selection bias.
Tier 4
Demonstrates a rationale based on high-quality research findings or positive evaluation that such activity, strategy, or intervention is likely to improve student outcomes.
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    Find ways to carry over state and local funds from one year to the next.

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    Evaluate the long-term ROI of these one-time funds. Will they offset future costs?

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    Create an accountability plan to better align student outcomes with budgets.

  • 4

    Identify budget gaps and evaluate realistic options to close those gaps.

  • Across 34 performance indicators, schools with Discovery Education’s products performed better on North Carolina’s state assessments than non-DE partner schools.

  • In a Texas study, 73% of high-use students met state benchmarks, compared to 30% of low use students.

  • In a California study, students in 8th grade, high-use social studies and math classes outperformed their peers on state assessments for ELA and math.

  • In a statewide Kentucky study, schools that used Discovery Education had higher test scores across subjects and student groups.

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    Discovery Education Experience, our K-12 Learning Platform

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    Mystery Science

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    Science Techbook

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    Social Studies Techbook

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    Math Techbook