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Author(s):Clotfelter, C., Ladd, H., and Vigdor, J.
Title:Teacher credentials and student achivement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:This report uses data on statewide end-of-course tests in North Carolina to examine the relationship between teacher credentials and student achievement at the high school level.
Annotation:This report uses data on statewide end-of-course tests in North Carolina to examine the relationship between teacher credentials and student achievement at the high school level. The researchers report finding evidence supporting the importance of teacher credentials to student achivement. The researchers also find that teacher credentials are distributed unevenly by student race and socioeconomic status.
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High School
Low-Income Students
State-Level Information
Student Success
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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