The Sensitivity of Value‐Added Teacher Effect Estimates to Different Mathematics Achievement Measures

@article{Lockwood2007TheSO,
  title={The Sensitivity of Value‐Added Teacher Effect Estimates to Different Mathematics Achievement Measures},
  author={J. Lockwood and D. McCaffrey and L. Hamilton and Brian M. Stecher and Vi-Nhuan Le and J. F. Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Journal of Educational Measurement},
  year={2007},
  volume={44},
  pages={47-67}
}
  • J. Lockwood, D. McCaffrey, +3 authors J. F. Martínez
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Measurement
  • 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 variety of statistical models varying in form and degree of control for student background characteristics. We find that the variation in estimated effects resulting from the different mathematics achievement measures is large relative to variation resulting from choices about model specification… CONTINUE READING
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