Is School Value-Added Indicative of Principal Quality?
AbstractUsing data on elementary and middle school math and reading outcomes for Pennsylvania students, this working paper found that school value-added provides little useful information for comparing the general leadership skills of different principals when these comparisons include some principals who are in their first three years at their current positions.
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School Value-Added; Principal Quality; Education;
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