School Finance and Teacher Quality : Exploring the Connections book cover
1st Edition

School Finance and Teacher Quality
Exploring the Connections

ISBN 9781930556560
Published March 27, 2003 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

The yearbook is organized around four issues, each of which can be viewed as representing an important focal point to improve teacher and teaching quality and having important implications for school finance. The issues are (1) teacher recruitment, induction, and retention; (2) the ongoing porfessional development of teachers; (3) equity in the allocation of teaching resources; (4) teacher compensation and workplace conditions.

Table of Contents

Section 1
-School Finance and Teacher Quality: Exploring the Connections
-Recruitment, Induction, and Retention of Academically Talented Urban School Teachers: Evidence from New York City
-The impact of teacher Turnover on Teacher Quality: Findings From Four States
-Understanding Teacher Labor Markets: Implications for Educational Equity
Section 2
-Rethinking District Professional Development Spending to Support School Improvement: Lessons From Comparative Spending Analysis
-The Incidence and Impact of Teache Professional Development: Implications for Education Productivity
-Examining Investments in Teacher Professional Development: A Look at Current Practice and a Proposal for Improving the Research Base
Section 3
-Class-Size Reduction and Teacher Quality: Evidence from California
-Organizing Schools for Student and Teacher Learning: An Examination of Resource Allocation Choices in Reforming School
Section 4
-An Early Assessment of Comprehensive Teacher Comprehensive Change Plans
-Distributing The Pie: Allocating Resources Through Labor-Management Agreements

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