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Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
Access to high quality educators is critical to the future of American children and to the economic success of our nation. We study private and public efforts to improve the effectiveness of teachers and principals in our nation's schools, helping decision makers understand what works and why.
A Research Synthesis of the Role of Assistant Principals and Pathways to the Principalship
The Wallace Foundation commissioned three literature syntheses on topics related to school leadership. Mathematica is working with Vanderbilt University on a synthesis focused on the topic of assistant principals (APs). The synthesis aims to address two key questions.
Improving Educator Effectiveness Through Partnerships and Collaboration
Large investments of federal money have been flowing to states and districts through Title II to help develop effective teachers and school leaders.
Vice President of Business Development and Client Partnerships, Human Services
Susanne James-Burdumy is an expert in the design and conduct of rigorous evaluations of educational programs and interventions.Featured Projects
- Study of Feedback for Teachers Based on Classroom Videos
- Evaluating Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants
- The Impact of Playworks on Students’ Physical Activity by Race/Ethnicity: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial (Journal Article)
- The Impact of Playworks on Boys' and Girls' Physical Activity During Recess
- Literacy and Numeracy
- School Reform
- Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
- Labor: Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Human Services