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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
Teach for America: A Review of the Evidence ReportsJulian Vazquez Heilig and Su Jin Jez, Education and the Public Interest Center and Education Policy Research Unit25 Apr, 2011 This 2010 brief examines the effectiveness and circumstances of the work of Teach for America teachers, including the cost of turnover and the role experience in teaching plays. The brief… Read more
Teacher Certification and Licensure State Policy Database PublicationNational Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality25 Apr, 2011 This database provides information about teacher certification and licensure policy in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the four U.S. territories. The state policy information… Read more
Teacher Preparation and Student Achievement PublicationDonald J. Boyd, Pamela L. Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb and James Wyckoff25 Apr, 2011 This 2008 article combines data on individual New York City teachers and students with detailed information about the components of the teacher's preparation program to explore how the… Read more
Teachers for a New Era: Transforming Teacher Education ReportsCarnegie Corporation of New York25 Apr, 2011 This 2006 brief describes the Teachers for a New Era program and its effort to reinvigorate university-based teacher education. The program uses multiple resources within higher education… Read more
Troops To Teachers, Data on Charter School Hires by State and Year PublicationDefense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support29 Mar, 2011 At least 385 military personnel who have participated in the Department of Defense’s Troops To Teachers (TTT) program have gone to jobs at charter schools, according to this data table … Read more