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Research Synthesis: What does research suggest about ways to measure teacher effectiveness so that determination of performance-based rewards is accurate, reliable, and defensible?

Type: Resource
Format: 
Research Synthesis
Year of Publication: 
2010
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
Research suggests that there is wide variation in the effectiveness of teachers, yet traditional measures of teacher quality (i.e., education, degrees, and certification status) are not strongly...Read more »
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Assessment and Evaluation Systems Paper

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Data Systems
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
The Value-Added Research Center (VARC) developed the assessment and evaluation database to address the research needs of U.S. state departments of education and local education agencies (LEAs) that...Read more »
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Introduction to Performance-based Compensation

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
This paper introduces critical concepts for performance-based compensation and describes CECR resources that can help districts design and implement new compensation strategies.Read more »
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Emerging Solutions to Improve Student-Teacher Linkage

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Data Systems
Nationwide, states and districts are implementing programs that involve linking teachers with student data. This paper summarizes several emerging solutions for improving the accuracy and quality of...Read more »
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Classroom Assignment Paper

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Data Systems
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
The composition of students within the classroom is a key validity concern for classroom-level, value-added metrics. Value-added models (VAMs) implicitly assume that teachers have the same kind of...Read more »
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