Student Teaching: Where and How Long

Funding Agency: Spencer Foundation

Amount: $40,000

Period: 11/1/2011 - 6/30/2012

Name: Matthew Ronfeldt

Tags: instructional improvement, k-12, ronfeldt, teacher education

Drawing on survey data of over 3,000 teachers who student taught in Miami-Dade public schools, linked to district administrative data on those teachers, the schools in which they teach, and their students, this study asks: What kinds of schools make for better student teaching placements? Do longer student teaching experiences make teachers better?

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