Sunday, November 05, 2006

SAEE : Policy Watch : Promoting Teacher Quality

SAEE : Policy Watch : Promoting Teacher Quality: "Promoting Teacher Quality
Katherine Wagner, Fall 2002

New research clearly correlates what teachers know and do with student learning. The value-added studies of Sanders and other researchers have been able to isolate teacher effects, independent of external variables such as socioeconomic status of students. With this new knowledge, student achievement can no longer be explained simply as a result of student and/or school characteristics. This has resulted in a heightened interest in teacher quality. "

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