Estimating Teacher and School Effectiveness in Pittsburgh: Value-Added Modeling and Results

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Mathematica Policy Research
Nov 15, 2010
Stephen Lipscomb, Brian Gill, Kevin Booker, and Matthew Johnson
This report describes Mathematica's work in developing value-added models (VAMs) that estimate teachers’ and schools’ contributions to the achievement of their students, and assisting the Pittsburgh Public Schools in developing performance-based pay plans for teachers and principals.

Assessing Teacher Effectiveness in Pittsburgh Public Schools


Pittsburgh Public Schools

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Senior Staff

Stephen Lipscomb
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