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Raising Student Achievement Through the Equitable Distribution of Teachers



Research Resources | Policy | Practice

Barr, J. (2004). Teacher location choice and the distribution of quality: Evidence from New York City. Newark, NJ: Rutgers University. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~econnwk/ workingpapers/2004-006.pdf

Boyd, D., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2002). Initial matches, transfers, and quits: Career decisions and the disparities in average teacher qualifications across schools. Albany, NY: Teacher Policy Research. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teacherpolicyresearch.org/ portals/1/pdfs/ Initial_Matches_Transfers_and_Quits.pdf

Boyd, D., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2004). Analyzing the determinants of the matching of public school teachers to jobs: Estimating compensating differentials in imperfect labor markets. Albany, NY: Teacher Policy Research. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teacherpolicyresearch.org/ portals/1/pdfs/ Matching_of_Public_School_Teachers_to_Jobs.pdf

Boyd, D., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2005). The draw of home: How teachers' preferences for proximity disadvantage urban schools. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 24(1), 113–132. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teacherpolicyresearch.org/ portals/1/pdfs/The_Draw_of_Home_%28JPAM%29.pdf

Clotfelter, C. T., Ladd, H. F., & Vigdor, J. (2003). Who teaches whom? Race and the distribution of novice teachers. Durham, NC: Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/people/faculty/ clotfelter/eer-novice12-03.pdf

Clotfelter, C. T., Ladd, H. F., & Vigdor, J. L. (2006). Teacher-student matching and the assessment of teacher effectiveness(NBER Working Paper No. 11936). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.

The Education Trust–West. (2005). California's hidden teacher spending gap: How state and district budgeting practices shortchange poor and minority students and their schools. Oakland, CA: Author. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.hiddengap.org/resources/report031105.pdf

Freeman, C., Scafidi, B., & Sjoquist, D. (2002). Racial segregation in Georgia public schools 1994–2001: Trends, causes, and impact on teacher quality(FRP Report No. 78). Marietta, GA: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://frp.aysps.gsu.edu/frp/frpreports/ Report_77/Rpt77text.pdf

Futernick, K. (2003). TQI: A teacher qualification index for California's schools. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.edfordemocracy.org/tqi/index.htm

Goe, L. (2002). Legislating equity: The distribution of emergency permit teachers in California. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 10(42). Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v10n42/

Greenberg, E., Rhodes, D., Ye, X., & Stancavage, F. (2004, April). Prepared to teach: Teacher preparation and student achievement in eighth-grade mathematics. Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.air.org/news_events/ documents/AERA2004PreparedtoTeach.pdf

Guin, K. (2004). Chronic teacher turnover in urban elementary schools. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 12(42). Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v12n42/v12n42.pdf

Hanushek, E. A., Kain, J. F., & Rivkin, S. G. (2001). Why public schools lose teachers (NBER Working Paper No. 8599). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.

Haycock, K. (2002/2003). Toward a fair distribution of teacher talent. Educational Leadership, 60(4), 11–15.

Hirsch, E. (2005). Teacher working conditions are student learning conditions: A report to Governor Mike Easley on the 2004 North Carolina teacher working conditions survey. Chapel Hill, NC: Southeast Center for Teaching Quality. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teachingquality.org/pdfs/TWC_FullReport.pdf

Hirsch, E. (2006). Recruiting and retaining teachers in Alabama: Educators on what it will take to staff all classrooms with quality teachers. Chapel Hill, NC: Center for Teaching Quality. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teachingquality.org/pdfs/al_recruitretain.pdf

Humphrey, D. C., Koppich, J. E., & Hough, H. J. (2005). Sharing the wealth: National Board certified teachers and the students who need them most. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 13(18). Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v13n18/v13n18.pdf

Ingersoll, R. M. (2004). Why some schools have more underqualified teachers than others. In D. Ravitch (Ed.), Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2004 (pp. 45–88). Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/docs/BPEP-RMI-2004.pdf

Johnson, S. M., Kardos, S. M., Kauffman, D., Liu, E., & Donaldson, M. L. (2004). The support gap: New teachers' early experiences in high-income and low-income schools. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 12(61). Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v12n61/v12n61.pdf

Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2002). Teacher sorting and the plight of urban schools: A descriptive analysis. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(1), 37–62. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.teacherpolicyresearch.org/portals/ 1/pdfs/Teacher_Sorting_and_Urban_Schools_EEPA.pdf

National Commission for Teaching and America's Future. (2002). Unraveling the "teacher shortage" problem: Teacher retention is the key. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.ncsu.edu/mentorjunction/ text_files/teacher_retentionsymposium.pdf

Neild, R. C. (2003, April). Ninth-grade teacher qualifications and turnover in an urban district. Paper presented at the 2003 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://www.gse.upenn.edu/~rneild/ Ninth%20Grade%20Teacher%20Qualifications.doc

Presley, J. B., & White, B. R., & Gong, Y. (2005). Examining the distribution and impact of teacher quality in Illinois (IERC 2005-2). Edwardsville, IL: Illinois Education Research Council. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from http://ierc.siue.edu/documents/ Teacher%20Quality%20IERC%202005-2.pdf

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Webcast Schedule of Events:

Pre-Webcast Presentations—March 27, 2006
In preparation for the live, interactive Webcast, participants are invited to view online presentations that outline the issues or problems relating to equitable distribution of teachers. Presentations from three experts will be available, representing research, policy, and practice perspectives, beginning March 27, 2006.

Live Webcast—March 30, 2006
On March 30, beginning at 2 p.m. EST, three experts will explore promising solutions to the challenges associated with the equitable distribution of teachers. As with the pre-Webcast presentations, the experts will represent research, policy, and practice perspectives.

Online Discussion Forum—March 30-31, 2006
Immediately following the Webcast, participants will be able to log into an online discussion forum to dialogue with the panelists and other participants on this topic. The online discussion forum will be active until 5:00 EST on March 31, 2006.

Funding provided by the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Views and opinions expressed by participants of the Webcast or in the accompanying readings are not to be interpreted as the views of the funding agency or its partner organizations.

 


 


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