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Case Summary: Three Decades of Peer Assistance and Review

Type: Resource
Format: 
Case Study
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Professional Development aligned to evaluation
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
The concept of a peer assistance and review (PAR) program has been around for the past three decades. The first PAR program, called the Toledo Plan, started in the Toledo (OH) Public Schools in 1981...Read more »
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Uses of Multiple Measures for Performance-Based Compensation

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Across the nation, states and local school districts are seeking to redesign their educator-evaluation systems. Newly funded initiatives from the U.S. Department of Education--such as Race to the Top...Read more »
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Research Synthesis: What does research suggest about ways to measure teacher effectiveness so that determination of performance-based rewards is accurate, reliable, and defensible?

Type: Resource
Format: 
Research Synthesis
Year of Publication: 
2010
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
Research suggests that there is wide variation in the effectiveness of teachers, yet traditional measures of teacher quality (i.e., education, degrees, and certification status) are not strongly...Read more »
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Understanding the Basics of Measuring Student Achievement

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
State educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and schools can use many approaches to measure student achievement and educator effectiveness. Seven of the primary approaches...Read more »
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