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Teacher Incentive Fund STEM Grantees Tell Their Stories

Type: Video
Topic: 
STEM
In 2012, the Department conducted two competitions for awarding TIF funds: a General TIF Competition and a TIF Competition with a Focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The STEM projects focused on developing a corps of STEM master teachers and ensuring that students...Read more

Data Quality Essentials Revisited

Type: Resource
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Data Systems
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
The purpose of this paper is to consolidate the information gathered under Center for Educator Compensation and Reform (CECR) on data quality issues. The paper provides updated information on the...Read more »
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Using Career Ladders to Support STEM Master Teachers

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2014
Topic: 
STEM
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
The purpose of this paper is to provide Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) grantees and others with a better understanding of how to design and use...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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