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

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

Published: Nov 15, 2010
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Mathematica Policy Research
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Assessing Teacher Effectiveness in Pittsburgh Public Schools

Time frame: 2009–2020

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Pittsburgh Public Schools

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.

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