- "What Freakonomics did in raising our collective economic literacy, this book does for the economics of schooling." -Kate Walsh, President, National Council on Teacher Quality
Tag Archives: Brookings Institution
Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.
The new Brookings report “Passing Muster: Evaluating Teacher Evaluation Systems” (authors: Steven Glazerman, Dan Goldhaber, Susanna Loeb, Stephen Raudenbush, Douglas O. Staiger, and Grover J. Whitehurst) offers a practical guide for moving forward on implementation of teacher evaluation systems. Teacher … Continue reading
The new report from the Brookings Institution, “Evaluating Teachers: The Important Role of Value-Added,” gives a nicely balanced presentation on the merits and pitfalls of using value added measures (VAM) in teacher evaluation. In Profit of Education I wrote, “a compensation system … Continue reading