Monthly Archives: July 2015

More on the Importance of the Teacher Supply

Last week the Brookings Institution’s Chalkboard blog published a piece of mine on the importance of the teacher supply to education reform. It’s really¬†an elaboration of a point I’ve made at various times in the past, with California as an illustrative example: [M]any teacher evaluation reform efforts may be focused too heavily on the demand […]

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The importance of the teacher supply to education reform

This piece originally appeared on the Brookings Institution’s Chalkboard Blog. Many contemporary education reform efforts attempt to leverage teacher evaluation policy to improve teacher quality, by making the evaluation process more rigorous or by tying results more directly to student learning outcomes, for example. By increasing the demand for high-quality teaching and teachers, these reforms […]

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