Media Coverage

Center for Global Development

We Need Interventions that Improve Student Learning. But How Big is a Big Impact? 

BLOG | by David Evans. August 26, 2019. 

The New Yorker

The Messy Reality of Personalized Learning 

ARTICLE | by E. Tammy Kim. July 10, 2019. 


Bloom, New Orleans, and Effect Sizes 

BLOG POST | May 30, 2019.

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"How Much Should I Care?"

BLOG POSTby  Jeff Archer. March 16, 2019. 



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Interpreting Effect Sizes in Eduation Research 

BLOG POST | by Matthew Di Carlo.  March 12, 2019. 



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How to interpret effect sizes in education

ARTICLE | by C.J. Rauch.   January 21, 2019.

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What Works for Teacher Math Coaching? A First Attempt to Find Out

ARTICLE | by Stephen Sawchuck. November 19, 2018.

The Courier-Journal

A month into school, dozens of JCPS classes lack a permanent teacher

ARTICLE | by Mandy McLaren September 21, 2018.

Ed Week LogoInstructional Coaching Works, Says a New Analysis. But There's a Catch

ARTICLE | by Madeline Will.    July 31, 2018.

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5 Lessons From the Failure of The Gate's Foundation's $575 Million Effective Teacher Initiative

ARTICLE | by Frederick Hess. June 25, 2018.

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High-Stakes Evaluation: Does It Scare Teachers Away?

BLOG POST | by Elias Walsh. May 22, 2018.

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Study: Teacher Coaching Can Boost Instruction and Student Achievement. But Can It Be Scaled Up?

ARTICLE | by Kevin Mahnken. March 27, 2018.

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Are Evaluation and Tenure Reforms Scaring Away Prospective Teachers?

ARTICLE | by Madeline Will. March 6, 2018.



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Has Evaluation Reform Chased Away Competent Would-Be Teachers?

BLOG POST | by Rick Hess. February 15, 2018


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Did new evaluations and weaker tenure make fewer people want to become teachers? A new study says yes

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. January 30, 2018.

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Using Test Scores Tends to Lower Teacher-Evaluation Ratings, Study Shows

ARTICLE | by Liana Loewus. November 1, 2017.

The Boston Globe

What parents and teachers really want from one another.

ARTICLE | by Joanna Weiss. September 26, 2017.

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High turnover, less experience - how charter schools compare to the districts and what it means for students. 

ARTICLE | by Elenor Chute. August 17, 2017.

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Why principals lie to ineffective teachers: Honesty takes too long.

COMMENTARY | by Jay Mathews. August 13, 2017.

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Principals Are Loath to Give Teachers Bad Ratings. 

ARTICLE | by Liana Loewus. July 13, 2017.

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Expert finds New Mexico teacher evaluations toughest in US. 

ARTICLE | July 09, 2017.

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Expert: NM teacher evals are toughest in the nation. 

ARTICLE | by Kim Burgess. July 06, 2017.

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Teacher Coaching: What We Know 

BLOG POST | by David Evans. July 05, 2017.

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Even After Colorado's Teacher Evaluation 'Revolution', Fewer Than One in 1,000 Rated Ineffective.

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. May 3, 2017.

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A Form of Professional Development That Research Shows Might Actually Help Teachers: Coaching. 

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. April 16, 2017.

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The Teacher Evaluation Revamp, In Hindsight: What the Obama administration's signature reform got wrong

ARTICLE | by Chad Aldeman. Spring 2017.

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New study shows variety in teachers’ influences on kids’ futures, and how poorly we measure that.

ARTICLE | by Meredith Kolodner. November 21, 2016. 

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One More Way Low-Income Kids Suffer in School: Tardy Teacher Hires.

ARTICLE | by Sean Eckhardt. September 30, 2016. 

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Study: Students Suffer When Teachers Are Hired After the School Year Starts.

BLOG POST | by Brenda Iasevoli. September 26, 2016. 

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The Details Matter In Teacher Evaluations.

BLOG POST | by Matthew Di Carlo. September 22, 2016.  

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Teaching the teachers.

ARTICLE | June 11, 2016.

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Academic vs. non-academic outcomes: a troubling trade-off.

COMMENTARY | by Allison Brady. April 28, 2016.

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5 Key Lessons from the Successes (and Failures) of President Obama’s Teacher Evaluation Reforms.

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. April 3, 2016.

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School conditions matter for student achievement, new research confirms.

ARTICLE | by Alex Zimmerman. March 24, 2016.

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Improving the design of teacher evaluation systems.

BLOG POST | by Michael Hansen. March 17, 2016.

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Evaluating The Results Of New Teacher Evaluation Systems.

BLOG POST | by Matthew Di Carlo. March 24, 2016.

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Some New Teacher Evaluation Systems Do Make a Difference.

COMMENTARY | by Tomat Toch. March 22, 2016.

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When Fancy New Teacher-Evaluation Systems Don't Make a Difference

BLOG POST | by Rick HessMarch 8, 2016.

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Despite Teacher-Evaluation Changes, the 'Widget Effect' Is Alive and Well.

BLOG POST | by Stephen Sawchuk. March 1, 2016.

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Very few teachers receive poor job ratings, and new evaluations haven’t changed that.

ARTICLE | by Emma Brown. February 29, 2016.

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The Happiness Factor: Research Moves Beyond Test Scores to Find Strongest Teacher.

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. February 18, 2016.

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It Takes a (Whole) School: The Organizational Supports Teachers Need to Serve Students in High-Poverty Urban Schools.

ARTICLE | by Bari Walsh. February 1, 2016.

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High-poverty schools often staffed by rotating cast of substitutes

ARTICLE | by Emma Brown. December 4, 2015.


What Can Be Done To Improve Parent-Teacher Communication? 

ARTICLE | by Linda FlanaganNovember 17, 2015.

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Study: Who's Fired When Principals Get to Choose? 

REPORT ROUNDUP | by Stephen Sawchuk. August 19, 2015.

National Council on Teacher Quality

Goldilocks and the econometric models.

COMMENTARY | by Hannah Putnam. August 18, 2015.

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Recent Evidence On Teacher Experience And Productivity.

BLOG POST | by Matthew Di Carlo. August 12, 2015.

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New study: Ignoring teacher performance in layoffs hurts kids.

ARTICLE | by Matt Barnum. August 10, 2015.

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New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter.

ARTICLE | by Stephen Sawchuk. March 25, 2015.

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Parental involvement overrated? Don't buy it.

COMMENTARY | by Todd Rogers, Lucas Coffman, and Peter Bergman. May 5, 2014.

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Smart Phones for Smart Kids.

COMMENTARY | by Jonh Doerr. August 21, 2014.

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The Character Factory.

COMMENTARY | by David Brooks. July 31, 2014.