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Equal Access to Effective Teaching Forum
Equal Access to Effective Teaching: What New Research Has to Say about the Problem and a Possible Solution. Do disadvantaged students have equal access to effective teachers? If not, can incentives be used to address the problem?
Talent Transfer Initiative: Attracting and Retaining High-Performing Teachers in Low-Performing Schools
This study examined whether providing large financial incentives would encourage high-performing teachers to transfer to low-performing schools, whether those teachers would be successful at improving student achievement, and whether they would remain at the school after the payments ended.
Transfer Incentives for High Performing Teachers (In Focus Brief)
Many education policy experts have raised concerns that disadvantaged students, who are often concentrated in low-performing schools, do not have the same access to highly effective teachers as other students.
Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students (In Focus Brief)
Recent federal initiatives in education, such as Race to the Top, the Teacher Incentive Fund, and the flexibility policy for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are designed in part to ensure that disadvantaged students have equal access to effective teaching.
A video examining a study of access to effective teaching for disadvantaged students in 29 diverse school districts. The study found that disadvantaged students received less effective teaching, on average, than other students in the districts examined
A video examining a study of whether it's possible to identify high-performing teachers and offer them a bonus to transfer into struggling schools