Document Number: 9496Using Data to Improve Teacher Effectiveness: A Primer for State Policymakers - Policymakers across the nation are leading efforts to ensure that every classroom has an effective teacher. Faced with the need to dramatically improve student outcomes, states have embraced a policy agenda that promotes and supports teacher quality in many ways, including developing evaluation and compensation policies, targeting professional development, determining the characteristics of effective teachers through research, and identifying effective teacher preparation programs. (Data Quality Campaign, July 2011)...
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State Longitudinal Data Systems