ERIC Number: EJ633949
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Does Teacher Certification Matter? Evaluating the Evidence.
Darling-Hammond, Linda; Berry, Barnett; Thoreson, Amy
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v23 n1 p57-77 Spr 2001
Critiques the methodology of a study that found that teacher certification had little effect on the achievement of students and presents additional data on the characteristics of the small sample of teachers in the original analysis. Results suggest that most of those teachers had qualifications equivalent to certification. (SLD)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Responds to "Does Teacher Certification Matter? High School Teacher Certification Status and Student Achievement,""Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis" v22 n2 p129-45 (TM 523 127).