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Error Rates in Measuring Teacher and School Performance Based on Student Test Score Gains

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  • Peter Z. Schochet
  • Hanley S. Chiang
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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 6721.

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    Length: 64
    Date of creation: 30 Jul 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:6721

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    Keywords: Value-added models; performance measurement systems; student learning gains; false positive and negative error rates;

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    1. Jonah E. Rockoff, 2004. "The Impact of Individual Teachers on Student Achievement: Evidence from Panel Data," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 94(2), pages 247-252, May.
    2. Petra E. Todd & Kenneth I. Wolpin, 2003. "On The Specification and Estimation of The Production Function for Cognitive Achievement," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 113(485), pages F3-F33, February.
    3. Jesse Rothstein, 2008. "Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement," NBER Working Papers 14442, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Michael J. Podgursky & Matthew G. Springer, 2007. "Teacher performance pay: A review," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(4), pages 909-950.
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    1. Stephen Lipscomb & Brian Gill & Kevin Booker & Matthew Johnson, 2010. "Estimating Teacher and School Effectiveness in Pittsburgh: Value-Added Modeling and Results," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7644, Mathematica Policy Research.
    2. Brian Gill & Julie Bruch & Kevin Booker, 2013. "Using Alternative Student Growth Measures for Evaluating Teacher Performance: What the Literature Says," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7896, Mathematica Policy Research.

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