tandfonline.com – A Comparison of Student Growth Percentile and Value-Added Models of Teacher Performance

tandfonline.com har udgivet en rapport under søgningen “Teacher Education Mathematics”: Abstract Formulae display:?Mathematical formulae have been encoded as MathML and are displayed in this HTML version using MathJax in order to improve their display. Uncheck the box to turn MathJax off. This feature requires Javascript. Click on a formula to zoom. School districts and state departments of education frequently must choose among a variety of methods to estimate teacher quality. This article investigates the consequences of some of these choices. We examine estimates derived from student growth percentile and commonly used value-added models. Using simulated data, we examine how well the estimators can rank teachers and avoid misclassification errors under a variety of assignment scenarios of teachers to students. We find that growth percentile measures perform worse than value-added measures… Continue Reading