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Estimating Teacher and School Effectiveness in Pittsburgh: Value-Added Modeling and Results

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  • Stephen Lipscomb
  • Brian Gill
  • Kevin Booker
  • Matthew Johnson
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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 7644.

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    Length: 60
    Date of creation: 15 Nov 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:7644

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    Keywords: Value-Added Modeling; Pittsburgh; Teacher effectiveness; School Effectiveness;

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    1. Cory Koedel & Julian Betts, 2008. "Value-Added to What? How a Ceiling in the Testing Instrument Influences Value-Added Estimation," Working Papers 0807, Department of Economics, University of Missouri.
    2. Peter Z. Schochet & Hanley S. Chiang, 2010. "Error Rates in Measuring Teacher and School Performance Based on Student Test Score Gains," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6721, Mathematica Policy Research.
    3. Alan B. Krueger, 1999. "Experimental Estimates Of Education Production Functions," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 114(2), pages 497-532, May.
    4. Jesse Rothstein, 2008. "Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement," NBER Working Papers 14442, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Thomas J. Kane & Douglas O. Staiger, 2008. "Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation," NBER Working Papers 14607, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Meyer, Robert H., 1997. "Value-added indicators of school performance: A primer," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 283-301, June.
    7. Daniel Aaronson & Lisa Barrow & William Sander, 2007. "Teachers and Student Achievement in the Chicago Public High Schools," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 25, pages 95-135.
    8. Daniel F. McCaffrey & Tim R. Sass & J. R. Lockwood & Kata Mihaly, 2009. "The Intertemporal Variability of Teacher Effect Estimates," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 4(4), pages 572-606, October.
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