Meet the staff at the Albert Shanker Institute
Follow the Albert Shanker Institute on Twitter
Publ. (AERJ): New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply - bit.ly/1fjgFYb
Publ. (AERJ): How Teacher Eval. Methods Matter for Accountability: Analysis of Tchr Ratings by Prin. and Tchr VAM - bit.ly/1kataWF
In order to properly assess policies, we need a realistic discussion about expectations for the power and speed of educational interventions.
A look back at an influential 2009 report on teacher evaluations, how it shaped the policy debate, and the situation today.
Breaking down year-to-year changes in test scores by student characteristics can lead to very different conclusions depending on which characteristics are used.
Han Dongfang argues that the safest place for China's Communist Party to start implementing grassroots democracy is on the factory floor.
The problem with misinterpreting testing data is that you can use it to prove almost anything.
Conor Williams of the New America Foundation argues that rebuilding Detroit should start with an investment in early childhood education.
A new USED report, which shows that value-added scores are only modestly correlated between different tests, illustrates important points about these estimates.
A recent report arguing that concerns about masses of teachers leaving the profession due to recent reforms raises important questions.
IV. Early Childhood Education: The Word Gap & The Common Core
December 11, 2013
Watch the conversation here.
III. Quality Assessments for Educational Excellence, November 13, 2013
Watch the Conversation HERE.
II. Civic Purposes of Public Education and the Common Core, October 9, 2013
Watch the Conversation HERE
I. The Use and Misuses of Value-Added in Teacher Evaluations: Three Perspectives, September 11, 2013
Watch the conversaton HERE.
Albert Shanker Institute just released the new report, DEMOCRACY’S CHAMPION: Albert Shanker and the International Impact of the American Federation of Teachers.