CEDR Publications: Data Quality, Structure & Use

Martinkova, P. and Goldhaber, D. (2015). Improving Teacher Selection: The Effect of Inter-Rater Reliability in the Screening Process. CEDR Working Paper 2015-7. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.pdf

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2014). Screen Twice, Cut Once: Assessing the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools. CEDR Working Paper 2014-9. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in Education Finance and Policy. pdf

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2014). It's Selective, But Is It Effective? Exploring the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools. CEDR Policy Brief 2014-9. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. pdf

Cowan, J. and Goldhaber, D. (2014). Assessing the Relationship Between Teacher Performance on Washington State's ProTeach Portfolio and Student Test Performance. CEDR Working Paper 2014-2. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.pdf

Goldhaber, D. & Faber, M. (Forthcoming). Using Student Learning as a Metric for Evaluating Schools of Education. In E. Crowe (Ed.), Levers of Change in Education. Information Age Publishing.external hyperlink

Goldhaber, D. (2010). Making Connections for Youth in Washington State: The Role of Data in Developing Sound Public Policy. CEDR Working Paper 2010-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.pdf

Goldhaber, D. (2007). The Importance of Methodology in Teasing Out the Effects of School Resources on Student Achievement. CRPE Working Paper #2007-5.pdf

Brewer, D. & Goldhaber, D. (2000). Improving Longitudinal Data on Student Achievement: Some Lessons From Recent Research Using NELS:88. In D. Grissmer & M. Ross (Ed.), Analytic Issues in the Assessment of Student Achievement (pp. 169-188). Washington, DC: NCES.external hyperlink

 

 

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Assessing the Potential of Using Value-Added Estimates of Teacher Job Performance for Making Tenure Decisions

Dan Goldhaber & Michael Hansen
2008
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This research brief presents selected findings from work examining the stability of value-added model estimates of teacher effectiveness, focusing on their implication for tenure policies.



Making Connections for Youth in Washington State: The Role of Data in Developing Sound Public Policy

Dan Goldhaber
2010
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This paper discusses the need for adequate, carefully structured data in order to make any broad-based, student-outcome-related judgments about interventions related to teachers.