Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools

@inproceedings{Sass2010ValueAO,
  title={Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools},
  author={Tim R. Sass},
  year={2010}
}
This paper examines whether teachers in schools serving students from high-poverty backgrounds are as effective as teachers in schools with more advantaged students. The question is important. Teachers are recognized as the most important school factor affecting student achievement, and the achievement gap between disadvantaged students and their better off peers is large and persistent. Using student-level microdata from 2000-2001 to 2004-2005 from Florida and North Carolina, the authors… CONTINUE READING

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