News Tag: Teacher Quality

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Blog by Brian Jacob on Brookings website

Tags: jacob, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A blog written by Brian Jacob, “The power of teacher selection to improve education,” has been posted on the Brookings website. It describes the findings from a new study of the teacher selection process in Washington, D.C., public schools.


Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in story on teacher prep

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher education, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A story in the Deseret (Utah) News, “Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?” quotes Deborah Loewenberg Ball. On the contention that teaching skills can be taught, mastered and tested, Ball said, "Our position is that [the] profession should take responsibility for this."


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NYT columnist features work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball, MCEE

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

Joe Nocera, a columnist for The New York Times, has written about the work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball with the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE) in an op-ed on June 16.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball mentioned in Free Press editorial

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A June 11, 2015 Detroit Free Press editorial, “Teacher evals latest victim of GOP’s local control fetish,” cites Deborah Loewenberg Ball and the recommendations of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness that she chaired.


Monday, June 01, 2015

Research by Matthew Ronfeldt, Susanna Owens Farmer and Kiel McQueen cited on Shanker Institute website

Tags: mcqueen, owens, ronfeldt, teacher quality

In a post on the website of the Albert Shanker Institute, research by Matthew Ronfeldt and doctoral students Susanna Owens Farmer and Kiel McQueen (with Jason A. Grissom of Vanderbilt University) was cited to support the contention that teachers stay and improve in schools that provide a supportive environment.


Friday, January 23, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball mentioned in Detroit News column

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher quality

In a column by Ingrid Jacques in The Detroit News, Deborah Loewenberg Ball is mentioned in connection with her work as chair of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness. The editorial, “Finish work on teacher evaluations,” urges state legislators to develop policies that school districts can use to evaluate teachers.


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