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Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students (Interim Report)


  • Eric Isenberg
  • Jeffrey Max
  • Philip Gleason
  • Liz Potamites
  • Robert Santillano
  • Heinrich Hock
  • Michael Hansen


This study explores the disparity in access to effective teachers in 29 school districts across the country, revealing that disadvantaged students receive poorer-quality instruction, on average, compared with other students. Mathematica conducted the studies for the Institute of Education Sciences.

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  • Eric Isenberg & Jeffrey Max & Philip Gleason & Liz Potamites & Robert Santillano & Heinrich Hock & Michael Hansen, "undated". "Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students (Interim Report)," Mathematica Policy Research Reports ad54d58020e54294b0ab88ad0, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:ad54d58020e54294b0ab88ad02552c57

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    1. Sass, Tim R. & Hannaway, Jane & Xu, Zeyu & Figlio, David N. & Feng, Li, 2012. "Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower poverty schools," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 104-122.
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    1. Cory Koedel & Jiaxi Li, 2016. "The Efficiency Implications Of Using Proportional Evaluations To Shape The Teaching Workforce," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 34(1), pages 47-62, January.
    2. Jeffrey Max & Steven Glazerman, 2014. "Do Disadvantaged Students Get Less Effective Teaching? Key Findings from Recent Institute of Education Sciences Studies (Evaluation Brief)," Mathematica Policy Research Reports a7da30900bb047038d31acd56, Mathematica Policy Research.
    3. Elias Walsh & Albert Y. Liu & Dallas Dotter, "undated". "Measuring Teacher and School Value Added in Oklahoma, 2012-2013 School Year," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 96a4bc02e74346c7895798a9c, Mathematica Policy Research.
    4. Melinda Adnot & Thomas Dee & Veronica Katz & James Wyckoff, 2016. "Teacher Turnover, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement in DCPS," NBER Working Papers 21922, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Steele, Jennifer L. & Pepper, Matthew J. & Springer, Matthew G. & Lockwood, J.R., 2015. "The distribution and mobility of effective teachers: Evidence from a large, urban school district," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 86-101.
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    Effective Teaching; Teacher Effectiveness; Teacher Distribution; Value Added; Elementary Secondary Education; Economically Disadvantaged; Minority Group; Children; Achievement Gap;

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