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Teacher Stability and Turnover in Los Angeles: The Influence of Teacher and School Characteristics ReportsUniversity of California, Berkeley19 Jul, 2011 This July 2011 working paper from the University of California, Berkeley, examines teacher turnover in Los Angeles public schools across a wide range of factors from 2002 to 2009. It… Read more
Parent Involvement in Urban Charter Schools: New Strategies for Increasing Participation ReportsJoanna Smith, Priscilla Wohlstetter, Chuan Ally Kuzin, and Kris De Pedro11 Jul, 2011 This report in the School Community Journal at the Academic Development Institute examines parent involvement programs at twelve charter schools across six U.S. states using Epstein's model… Read more
Alternative Certification of Teachers ReportsGene V. Glass, Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice25 Apr, 2011 This 2008 report examines the effectiveness of alternatively certified teachers and attempts to cast new light on the issues in the debate about alternative certification. The report… Read more
An Evaluation of Teachers Trained Through Different Routes to Certification ReportsJill Constantine, Daniel Player, Tim Silva, Kristin Hallgren, Mary Grider and John Deke, Institute of Education Sciences25 Apr, 2011 This 2009 report examines the effects on student achievement of teachers who chose to be trained through different routes to certification. The report also examines how observed teacher… Read more
Characteristics of Effective Alternative Teacher Certification Programs PublicationDaniel C. Humphrey, Marjorie E. Wechsler - SRI International; Heather J. Hough - Stanford University25 Apr, 2011 This 2008 report uses multiple data collection activities and focuses on seven alternative certification programs to determine the characteristics of effective alternative certification… Read more
Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Evidence about Teacher Certification, Teach for America, and Teacher Effectiveness PublicationLinda Darling-Hammond, Deborah J. Holtzman, Su Jin Gatlin, and Julian Vasquez Heilig25 Apr, 2011 Using a data set from Houston, Texas, this 2005 article links student characteristics and achievement with data about their teachers' certification status, experience, and degree levels… Read more
Educating School Teachers ReportsArthur Levine25 Apr, 2011 This 2006 report is the second in a series of policy papers on education. The report uses data from national surveys regarding how principals and teachers feel about the quality of… Read more
Insights into Alternative Certification: Initial Findings From a National Study PublicationDaniel C. Humphrey and Marjorie E. Wechsler, SRI International25 Apr, 2011 This 2007 article describes seven alternative certification programs in detail, drawing on interviews and document reviews. The seven programs are: Teacher Education Institute in Elk Grove… Read more
Making a Difference? The Effects of Teach for America in High School ReportsZeyu Xu, Jane Hannaway, and Colin Taylor, The Urban Institute and CALDER25 Apr, 2011 This 2007 report examines the effectiveness of Teach for America teachers in secondary schools, especially in math and science. Using data from North Carolina, the authors conclude that… Read more
Recruiting Effective Math Teachers, How Do Math Immersion Teachers Compare?: Evidence from New York City ReportsDon Boyd, Pam Grossman, Karen Hammerness, Hamp Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Matt Ronfeldt, and Jim Wyckoff, National Bureau of Economic Research25 Apr, 2011 This 2009 study examines the success of the Math Immersion component of the New York City Teaching Fellows program. Math Immersion seeks to increase the number of math teachers by reducing… Read more