Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students (Interim Report)

Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students (Interim Report)

Published: Nov 30, 2013
Publisher: Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Associated Project

Access to Effective Teaching for Low-Income Students

Time frame: 2010-2016

Prepared for:

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences


Eric Isenberg

Liz Potamites

Robert Santillano

Heinrich Hock

Michael Hansen

This study explores the disparity in access to effective teachers in 29 school districts across the country, revealing that disadvantaged students receive poorer-quality instruction, on average, compared with other students. Mathematica conducted the studies for the Institute of Education Sciences.

Follow the Evidence

Interested in the most current findings from Mathematica? Subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter, Evidence & Insights, to stay up to date with the issues that matter to you.

Sign Me Up