Measuring the Cost Effectiveness of Rich Clinical Practice in Teacher Preparation: Part One, Understanding the Problem
Relatively little is known about both the costs and the effectiveness of greater reliance on rich clinical practice in teacher preparation. pdf Download (547KB)

Learning about Teaching: Initial Findings from the Measures of Effective Teaching Project
The goal of the Measures of Effective Teaching project is to help build fair and reliable systems for teacher observation and feedback to help teachers improve and administrators make better personnel decisions. pdf Download (3MB)

Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy
The quality of teachers is increasingly recognized as critical to student learning. pdf Download (172KB)

Evaluation of Teacher Preparation Programs: Purposes, Methods, and Policy Options
Public concern for the effectiveness of teacher preparation programs has sparked renewed interest in the attributes of evaluation systems used to gauge their quality. pdf Download (2MB)

Gathering Feedback for Teaching: Combining High-Quality Observations with Student Surveys and Achievement Gains
This report is intended for policymakers and practitioners wanting to understand the implications of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project’s interim analysis of classroom observations. pdf Download (5MB)