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Learning Summit - Submitted Materials

NYSED does not endorse or approve the viewpoints presented in any of these documents. They are provided for informational purposes only by the technical and policy experts participating in the learning summit panel.

Materials Submitted by National Experts

Evaluating teachers: The important role of value-added
Glazerman, S., Loeb, S., Goldhaber, D., Staiger, D., Raudenbush, S., & Whitehurst, G. (2010). Evaluating teachers: The important role of value-added. Washington, DC: Brown Center on Education Policy at         Brookings. http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2010/11/17-evaluating-teachers

Assessing the "Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?
Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the "Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 71-2012. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED529167.pdf

Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation
Kane, T. J., & Staiger, D.O. (2008). Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation. NBER Working Paper 14607.

Teacher Effects and Teacher-Related Policies
Jackson, K., Rockoff, J., & Staiger, D. (2014). Teacher Effects and Teacher-Related Policies. 
Annual Review of Economics, 6, 801–25.

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers I: Evaluating Bias in Teacher Value-Added Estimates
Chetty R., Friedman, J.N., & Rockoff, J.E. (2014). Measuring the Impacts of Teachers I: Evaluating Bias in Teacher Value-Added Estimates. American Economic Review, 104(9), 2593-2632. http://obs.rc.fas.harvard.edu/chetty/w19423.pdf

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers II: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood
Chetty R., Friedman, J.N., & Rockoff, J.E. (2014). Measuring the Impacts of Teachers II: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood. American Economic Review, 104(9), 2633-79. http://obs.rc.fas.harvard.edu/chetty/w19424.pdf

Incorporating student performance measures into teacher evaluation systems
Steele, J. L., Hamilton, L. S., & Stecher, B. M. (2010). Incorporating student performance measures into teacher evaluation systems (Technical Report No. TR-917-CAP)Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. Retrieved from http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR917.html

Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignments in Los Angeles
Bacher-Hicks, A., Kane, T.J., & Staiger, D.O. Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignments in Los Angeles.

Ensuring Fair and Reliable Measures of Effective Teaching: Culminating Findings from the MET Project’s Three-Year Study

Response to Rothstein (2014) on ‘Revisiting the Impacts of Teachers’
Chetty, R., Friedman, J., & Rockoff, J. Response to Rothstein (2014) on ‘Revisiting the Impacts of Teachers’

Five Ways to Improve Teacher Evaluations in New York
Kane, T.J. (2015). Five Ways to Improve Teacher Evaluations in New York.

2013-2014 Growth Model for Educator Evaluation Technical Report
2013-2014 Growth Model for Educator Evaluation Technical Report. January 2015. American Institutes for Research.
Please refer toTable 11 (p. 31) and Table 20 (p.44)

Predicted Average ELA 8th Grade Class Scores Based on Average ELA 7th Grade Class Scores
Caldas, S. Predicted Average ELA 8th Grade Class Scores Based on Average ELA 7th Grade Class Scores.

Value-Added: The Emperor with No Clothes
Caldas, S. (2102). Value-Added: The Emperor with No Clothes. Educational Leadership, 70(3).

Evaluating Teacher Evaluation
Darling-Hammond, L., Amrein-Beardsley, A., Haertel, E., & Rothstein, J. (2012). Evaluating Teacher Evaluation. Kappan Magazine, 93(6).

Methodological Concerns about the Education Value-Added Assessment System
Amrein-Beardsley, A. (2008). Methodological Concerns about the Education Value-Added Assessment System. Educational Researcher, 37(2), 65-75.

Putting Growth and Value-Added Models on the Map: A National Overview
Collins, C., & Amrein-Beardsley, A. (2014). Putting Growth and Value-Added Models on the Map: A National Overview. Teachers College Record, 116(1).

The Random Assignment of Students Into Elementary Classrooms: Implications for Value-Added Analyses and Interpretations
Paufler, N.A., & Amrein-Beardsley, A. The Random Assignment of Students Into Elementary Classrooms: Implications for Value-Added Analyses and Interpretations. American Educational Research Journal.

Review of Two Culminating Reports from the MET Project
Rothstein, J., & Mathis, W.J. (2013). Review of Two Culminating Reports from the MET Project. National Education Policy Center.

Taking on Teacher Tenure Backfires
Rothstein, J. (2014, June 12). Taking on Teacher Tenure Backfires. The New York Times.

Materials Submitted by Stakeholder Groups

Strengthening Teacher Evaluations for New York Students
Sedlis, J. (2105, May 1). Strengthening Teacher Evaluations for New York Students. StudentsFirstNY.

Evaluation Implementation Letter from Educators for Excellence

Evaluation Implementation Letter from New York City Parents Union

Evaluation Implementation Letter from New York State Allies for Public Education

Rebuilding the Annual Performance Review Process
New York State School Boards Association

Evaluation Implementation Letter from United Federation of Teachers

NYSUT Recommendations to the Board of Regents on APPR Regulations

Parent Input to NYSED/Board of Regents Learning Summit
New York State PTA

Evaluation Implementation Letter from Chancellor's Parent Advisory Council

Evaulation Implementation Letter from New York State Council of School Superintendents

Presentation by the New York State Council of School Superintendents

Comments from New York State School Boards Association and New York State Association of School Attorneys

SAANYS Presentation

NYSFSA Letter

Implementation of Independent Evaluators - TNTP


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