ERIC Number: EJ487878
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Subject Area Preparation of Secondary Mathematics and Science Teachers and Student Achievement.
Monk, David H.
Economics of Education Review, v13 n2 p125-45 1994
Uses data from the Longitudinal Survey of American Youth to examine the effects of secondary teachers' mathematics and science subject matter preparation on pupil performance gains. Teacher knowledge level positively affects students' learning gains. Effects of subject matter preparation diminish with time and vary across different types of students. Policy implications for teacher education, recruitment, and retention are discussed. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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IES Cited: ED518665; ED473566; ED485860