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October 07, 2014
September 10, 2014
New research surveys are planned to keep track of teachers' and principals' reactions to major education policies over time.
June 10, 2014
A new study finds that NCLB has had a limited influence on teachers' perceptions of their jobs.
March 10, 2014
Novice teachers with persistence or "grit" are more likely to be effective and less likely to quit midyear, according to a new study.
March 07, 2014
Kindergartners whose teachers were trained by the i3-granted-funded Children's Literacy Initiative scored higher on early literacy assessments.
February 28, 2014
A pair of studies on teacher job searches find that teachers' perceptions of neighborhood and district locations guide their decisions during job searches.
November 25, 2013
Video and other materials from the Gates-funded Measures of Effective Teaching study will be opened to researchers for additional studies next year.
November 18, 2013
As teacher preparation programs come under increasing pressure to track the effectiveness of their graduates, a new report by the Data Quality Campaign finds that fewer than half of states provide annual data on teacher performance to colleges of education.
July 18, 2012
Novice teachers disproportionately get assigned lower-performing students, and districts often do not work to retain the most effective newcomers, according to new analyses by Harvard University's Strategic Data Project.
April 15, 2012
The most and least effective teachers aren't that far apart in standard teacher competency tests, but the massive Measures of Effective Teaching Project is finding that differences are in the details of classroom practice—and the students can help spot them.