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Reviews Worth Sharing: The Effectiveness of Secondary Math Teachers from Teach for America and the Teaching Fellows Programs (Institute of Education Sciences, September 2013)

This review offers a critique of a teacher effectiveness experiment conducted by investigators from the Mathematica Policy Group and published by the Institute of Education Sciences. The Mathematica experiment was designed to provide evidence about the effectiveness of teachers who were themselves high-achieving students and trained by either Teach for America (TFA) or the Teaching Fellows programs. 

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The Effectiveness of Secondary Math Teachers from Teach for America and the Teaching Fellows Programs (Institute of Education Sciences, September 2013)

Melissa A. Clark, Hanley S. Chiang, Tim Silva, Sheena McConnell, Kathy Sonnenfeld Anastasia Erbe, & Michael Puma
Institute of Education Sciences