Buddin, Richard (2010): How effective are Los Angeles elementary teachers and schools?
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This study uses value-added methods to examine the effectiveness of Los Angeles elementary teachers and schools. The results show that teacher effectiveness varies substantially across the school district. Most of the variance in teacher effectiveness is within schools and not across schools. Traditional measures of teacher quality like experience and advanced degrees are weakly related to teacher effectiveness. Teacher effectiveness is more variable in mathematics than in language arts.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||How effective are Los Angeles elementary teachers and schools?|
|Keywords:||teacher quality; teacher effectiveness; student achievement; value-added analysis|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J45 - Public Sector Labor Markets
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H75 - State and Local Government: Health; Education; Welfare; Public Pensions
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J44 - Professional Labor Markets; Occupational Licensing
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Richard Buddin|
|Date Deposited:||10. Dec 2010 22:36|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 19:08|
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