Archived Reports

Current Reports can be found on the SCEE home page.

May 2015

Intensifying Implementation Support

An Interactive Guide to Successful Teacher Evaluation for Professional Growth

GTL Center and NEA

 

 

 

 

 

 New Policy Snapshot! Supporting and Retaining Effective  Principals

 GTL Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Webinar: Educator Preparation Policy and Practice as an  Equity Strategy for Students with Disabilities

 

 GTL Center

JUNE 2014

How Schools Work: A Primer for Those Who Want to Serve Children and Youth in Schools

National Association of State Boards of Education

 

 

 

 

 

How State Takeover School Districts Shake Up Teacher Professional Development

Center for American Progress

 

 

 

 

 

The State Education Agency at the Helm, Not the Oar

Thomas B. Fordham Institute

 

 

 

 

 

Great Principals at Scale: Creating Conditions that Enable All Principals to be Effective

George W. Bush Institute, Alliance to Reform Education Leadership, and New Leaders

 

 

 

 

 

Promising Practices for States in Supporting Teacher Compensation Reform

Reform Support Network

APRIL 2014

Primary Sources: America's Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change

Scholastic and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

Making Time for Great Teaching

Grattan Institute

 

 

 

 

 

Setting the Pace: Expanding Opportunity for America's Students Under Race to the Top

U.S. Department of Education

 

 

 

 

 

Falling Out of the Lead

Education Trust

 

 

 

 

 

State of Americas's Schools: The Path to Winning again in Education

Gallup Education

 

 

 

 

 

Attaining Equitable Distribution of Effective Teachers in Public Schools

Center for American Progress

JANUARY 2014

Training Our Future Teachers: Classroom Management

National Council on Teacher Quality

 

 

 

 

The Nation's Report Card, A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban District Assessment

National Center for Education Statistics

 

 

 

 

Communicating Change in Education: Ideas from a PR Expert

Center for Reinventing Public Education

 

 

 

 

SEA Strategic Communications: A Stakeholder Approach to Prioritize Communication Efforts

Building State Capacity and Productivity Center

 

 

 

 

Do Disadvantaged Student Get Less Effective Teaching?

National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance

DECEMBER 2013

Central Office Transformation Toolkit

University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership and Meredith I. Honig

 

 

 

 

Performance of 15-year-old students in Mathematics, Science, and Reading Literacy in an International Context

National Center for Education Statistics at Institute for Education Sciences

 

 

 

 

Education Insider: Tracking Measures, Rural Education, and U.S. Department of Education Appointees

Whiteboard Advisors

 

 

 

 

How Can Value Added Measures Be Used For Teacher Improvement

Carnegie Knowledge Network

 

 

 

 

The State Education Agency of the Future: Prioritizing Productivity

Building State Capacity and Productivity Center

OCTOBER 2013

Comprehensive Professional Learning System: A Workbook for States and Districts

Learning Forward

 

 

 

 

The Effectiveness of Secondary Math Teachers from Teach For America and the Teaching Fellows Programs

prepared for Institute of Education Sciences by National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research at AIR

 

 

 

 

Creating Coherence: Common Core State Standards, Teacher Evaluation, and Professional Learning

GTL Center

 

 

 

 

Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the Survey of Adult Skills

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

 

 

 

 

Williams v. California: Lessons from Nine Year of Implementation

American Civil Liberties Union

 

 

 

 

Trends in Teacher Evaluation: How States are Measuring Teacher Performance

Center for Public Education

 

 

 

 

Succeeding in the City: A Report from the Black and Latino Male High School Achievement Study

University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education

 

 

 

 

Incentives, Selection, and Teacher Performance: Evidence from Impact

National Bureau of Economic Research

JUNE 2013

Out of Sync: Many Common Core States Have Yet to Define a Common Core-worthy Diploma

Change the Equation and the National School Board Association's Center for Public Education

 

 

 

 

The Condition of Education

The National Center for Education Statistics

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Quality: The 2013 International Summit on the Teaching Profession

The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning

 

 

 

 

 

Remedial Education: Federal Education Policy

Council on Foreign Relations' Renewing America initiative

 

 

 

 

 

Are Schools Getting a Big Enough Bang for Their Education Technology Buck

Center for American Progress

 

 

 

 

 

The New State Achievement Gap: How Federal Waivers could Make it Worse--Or Better

Education Sector

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Prep Review

National Council on Teacher Quality

 

 

 

 

 

Beyond Buy-in: Partnering with Practitioners to Build a Professional Growth and Accountability System for Denver's Educators

The Aspen Institute

MARCH 2013

Finding a New Way: Leveraging Teacher Leadership to Meet Unprecedented Demands

Aspen Institute

 

 

 

 

States' Perspectives on Waivers: Relief from NCLB, Concern about Long-term Solutions

Center on Education Policy

 

 

 

 

 

Can Teacher Evaluation Improve Teaching?

Center for Great Teachers and Leaders

 

 

 

 

 

What Does It Take To Scale Up Innovations?

National Education Policy Center

 

 

 

 

 

The Changing Teacher Preparation Profession

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Preparation

 

 

 

 

 

A New Look at Principal Evaluation

Center for Great Teachers and Leaders

 

 

 

 

 

A Practitioner’s Guide to Growth Models

Katherine E. Castellano & Andrew D. Ho

 

 

 

 

 

Cultivating Effective Teachers Through Evaluation and Support

New Teacher Center

 

 

 

 

 

The Teacher and Leader Evaluation Roadmap

EducationCounsel

FEBRUARY 2013

Using Teacher Evaluation Reform and Professional Development to Support Common Core Assessments

Center for American Progress

 

 

 

 

Leaders to Learn From

Education Week

 

 

 

 

 

Operating in the Dark: What Outdated State Policies and Data Gaps Mean for Effective Leadership

Alliance to Reform Education Leadership

 

 

 

 

AREL Report Leaves Much in the Dark

The University Council for Educational Administration

 

 

 

 

 

Moving Forward: A National Perspective on States' Progress In Common Core State Standard Implementation Planning

Education First and Editorial Projects in Education

 

 

 

 

Student Perception Surveys and Teacher Assessments

Hanover Research

 

 

 

 

 

For Each and Every Child: A Strategy for Education Equity and Excellence

The Equity and Excellence Commission

 

 

 

 

A Step Forward or a Step Back?: State Accountability in the Waiver Era

Education Trust

 

 

 

 

The American Teacher: Challenges for School Leadership

MetLife, Inc

 

 

 

 

 

Review of State Policy Report Card

National Education Policy Center

 

 

 

 

 

More Than Money: Teacher Incentive Fund--Leadership for Educators' Advanced Performance

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Community Training and Assistance Center

 

 

 

 

 

Districts Matter: Cultivating The Principals Urban Schools Need

The Wallace Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

Policy Reforms and De-Professionalization of Teaching

National Education Policy Center

SEPTEMBER 2012

Preparing a Pipeline of Effective Principals: A Legislative Approach

Sara Shelton, NCSL

 

 

 

 

 

Rethinking Principal Evaluation

Matthew Clifford and Steven Ross, NAESP/NASSP

 

 

 

 

 

Modernizing the State Education Agency: Different Paths Toward Performance Management

Patrick J. Murphy and Lydia Rainey, CRPE

 

 

 

 

 

Principal Concerns: Leadership Data and Strategies for States

Christine Campbell and Betheny Gross, CRPE

 

 

 

 

 

A Book Review: Value-Added Measures in Education: What Every Educator Needs to Know

Douglass Harris
Reviewed by Amanda Slattery and Edward Garcia-Fierros, Villanova University

 

 

 

 

Greatness by Design: Supporting Outstanding Teachers to Sustain a Golden State

Tom Torlakson

AUGUST 2012

How Americans Would Slim Down Public Education

Steve Farkas and Ann Duffett, Thomas B. Fordham Institute

 

 

 

 

 

Selecting Growth Models for School and Teacher Evaluations

Mark Ehlert et. al, Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Research (CALDER)

 

 

 

 

Recent State Action on Teacher Effectiveness: What's in State Laws and Regulations?

Sara Mead, Bellweather Education Partners

 

 

 

 

Building a Learning Community: A Tale of Two Schools

Dan Mindich and Ann Lieberman, Learning Forward

JULY 2012

Financial Analyses of Redesigned Teacher Roles

Public Impact

 

 

 

 

 

What Impact Did Education Stimulus Funds Have on States and School Districts

Diane Stark Rentner and Alexandra Usher, Center on Education Policy

 

 

 

 

Trending Toward Reform: Teachers Speak on Unions and the Future of the Profession

Sarah Rosenberg and Elena Silva, Education Sector

JUNE 2012

APRIL 2012

A Practical Guide to Designing Comprehensive Principal Evaluation Systems

National Comprehensive Center for Teaching Quality

 

 

 

 

Coming Together to Raise Achievement: New Assessments for the Common Core State Standards

Center for K-12 Assessment and Performance Management at ETS

 

 

 

 

Beyond Classroom Walls: Developing Innovative Work Roles for Teachers

Center for American Progress

 

 

 

 

Choosing Blindly: Instructional Materials, Teacher Effectiveness and the Common Core

Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings

JANUARY 2012

Movin'It and Improvin'It: Using Both Education Strategies to Increase Teaching Effectiveness

Center for American Progress

 

How Teacher Turnover Harms Student Achievement

National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research

OCTOBER 2011

2010

Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools

Urban Institute

 

 

 

 

 

Assessing the Detriments and Implications of Teacher Layoffs

National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research

 

CCSSO National and State Collaboration for Educator Effectiveness
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