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Author(s):Boyd, D., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., Rockoff, J., and Wyckoff, J.
Title:The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Organization:The Urban Institute
Short Description:This report uses data on teachers and students in New York City to explore how the distribution of teacher qualifications and student achievement have changed from 2000 through 2005.
Annotation:This report uses data on teachers and students in New York City to explore how the distribution of teacher qualifications and student achievement have changed from 2000 through 2005. The researchers report finding that the gap between the qualifications of teachers in high and low-poverty New York schools narrowed significantly during this time period.
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High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
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Student Success
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