Buddin, Richard (2011): Measuring teacher and school effectiveness at improving student achievement in Los Angeles elementary schools.
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This study uses longitudinal student-level test score data to examine the effectiveness of elementary teachers and schools in Los Angeles. The results show that teacher effectiveness varies widely both across the Los Angeles school district and within district schools. Controlling for student background and preparation, we find only modest difference across schools in improving student achievement. We explore the sensitivity of teacher and school effectiveness measures to alternative regression controls. We find that teacher and school effectiveness measures are relatively insensitive to detailed controls for student and peer heterogeneity.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measuring teacher and school effectiveness at improving student achievement in Los Angeles elementary schools|
|Keywords:||Student achievement; Teacher effectiveness; Value-added;|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J08 - Labor Economics Policies
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J01 - Labor Economics: General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Richard Buddin|
|Date Deposited:||01. Jul 2011 21:47|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 21:42|
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