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Glazerman, Steven; Protik, Ali; Teh, Bing-ru; Bruch, Julie; Max, Jeffrey – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2013
One way to improve struggling schools' access to effective teachers is to use selective transfer incentives. Such incentives offer bonuses for the highest-performing teachers to move into schools serving the most disadvantaged students. In this report, we provide evidence from a randomized experiment that tested whether such a policy intervention…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Student Characteristics, Teacher Attendance, Cost Effectiveness
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Glazerman, Steven; Isenberg, Eric; Dolfin, Sarah; Bleeker, Martha; Johnson, Amy; Grider, Mary; Jacobus, Matthew – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2010
In 2004, the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences contracted with Mathematica Policy Research to conduct a large-scale evaluation of comprehensive teacher induction. The purpose of the study was to determine whether augmenting the set of services districts usually provide to support beginning teachers with a more…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Randomized Controlled Trials, Beginning Teachers, Program Effectiveness
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Glazerman, Steven; Dolfin, Sarah; Bleeker, Martha; Johnson, Amy; Isenberg, Eric; Lugo-Gil, Julieta; Grider, Mary; Britton, Edward; Ali, Melanie – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2008
In practice, teacher induction is common, but induction that is intensive, comprehensive, structured, and sequentially delivered in response to teachers' emerging pedagogical needs is less so. Congressional interest in formal, comprehensive teacher induction has grown in recent years. The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Mentors, Control Groups, Teacher Persistence
Decker, Paul T.; Mayer, Daniel P.; Glazerman, Steven – Institute for Research on Poverty, 2004
Teach For America (TFA) was founded in 1989 to address the educational inequities facing children in low-income communities across the United States by expanding the pool of teacher candidates available to the schools those children attend. TFA recruits seniors and recent graduates from colleges around the country, people who are willing to…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Education, Low Income Groups, Equal Education