Teacher Performance-Based Accountability : Why , What and How

@inproceedings{Schacter2001TeacherPA,
  title={Teacher Performance-Based Accountability : Why , What and How},
  author={John Schacter},
  year={2001}
}
Recent research has identified teacher quality as the most important variable in increasing student achievement. The effect of the teacher on student achievement has been shown to be greater than effects due to class size, school, and student socioeconomic status (Sanders & Horn, 1998). Yet proxies implemented by states and districts to determine teacher quality have been woefully inadequate. Teacher entrance and exit examination scores, years of experience, advanced degrees, and teaching… CONTINUE READING
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