Teaching for All? Teach For America's Effects across the Distribution of Student Achievement.

@article{Penner2016TeachingFA,
  title={Teaching for All? Teach For America's Effects across the Distribution of Student Achievement.},
  author={Emily K. Penner},
  journal={Journal of research on educational effectiveness},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          259-282
        }
}
This paper examines the effect of Teach For America (TFA) on the distribution of student achievement in elementary school. It extends previous research by estimating quantile treatment effects (QTE) to examine how student achievement in TFA and non-TFA classrooms differs across the broader distribution of student achievement. It also updates prior distributional work on TFA by correcting for previously unidentified missing data and estimating unconditional, rather than conditional QTE… CONTINUE READING
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