teacher quality Tag

Recent Conferences of Note Connecting How We Learn to Educational Practice and Policy: Research Evidence and Implications International Conference January 23-24, 2012, Paris, France There is increasing interest in connecting a broad array of scientists and practitioners at an international level, because individual countries have made significant...

Recent Conferences of Note The Role of Benchmarking in Global Education: Who Succeeds at PISA and Why? Dec. 2-3, 2011, Albany, New York This conference was hosted by the Institute of Global Education Policy Studies and the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies at the University at...

Cross-posted from Education Week The signature difference between the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and its direct descendant, the No Child Left Behind Act, is the way these two pieces of legislation treated the issue of accountability. The designers of both pieces of legislation...

Cross-posted from Education Week Issues of teacher quality are very much front and center on the American education reform agenda.  In fact, there is broad agreement among the leading industrial nations that teacher quality is a primary determinant of student achievement. But that is where the...