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Models for Value-Added Modeling of Teacher Effects
- D. McCaffrey, J. R. Lockwood, D. Koretz, T. Louis, L. Hamilton
- EducationJournal of educational and behavioral statistics…
- 1 March 2004
It is concluded that mixed models that account for student correlation over time are reasonably robust to such misspecifications when all the schools in the sample serve similar student populations, but student characteristics are likely to confound estimated teacher effects when schools serve distinctly different populations.
Teacher Pay For Performance: Experimental Evidence from the Project on Incentives in Teaching
Making Sense of Data-Driven Decision Making in Education
It is shown that schools and teachers need support to implement effective DDDM and that utilizing multiple data types collected at multiple time points can improve decision making.
Standards-Based Accountability Under No Child Left Behind
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Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making. IES Practice Guide. NCEE 2009-4067.
- L. Hamilton, Richard Halverson, S. Jackson, E. Mandinach, J. Supovitz, J. Wayman
- 1 September 2009
As educators face increasing pressure from federal, state, and local accountability policies to improve student achievement, the use of data has become more central to how many educators evaluate…
Evaluating Value-Added Models for Teacher Accountability
Does value-added modeling (VAM) demonstrate the importance of teachers to student outcomes? The authors clarify the primary questions raised by VAM for measuring teacher effects, review the most…
The Sensitivity of Value‐Added Teacher Effect Estimates to Different Mathematics Achievement Measures
- J. R. Lockwood, D. McCaffrey, L. Hamilton, B. Stecher, Vi-Nhuan Le, J. Martínez
- 1 March 2007
Using longitudinal data from a cohort of middle school students from a large school district, we estimate separate “value-added” teacher effects for two subscales of a mathematics assessment under a…
Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning
Standards-Based Reform in the United States: History, Research, and Future Directions.
Abstract : Standards-based reform is one of the most prominent features of the current educational landscape. Across the nation, states have adopted standards that describe the content that schools…
Making Sense of Test-Based Accountability in Education
Test-based accountability systems that attach high stakes to standardized test results have raised a number of issues on educational assessment and accountability. Do these high-stakes tests measure…