The world of education is becoming inundated with data, and the growing use of technology in schools has made it even easier to collect and report data continuously.
Does high-stakes evaluation scare teachers away? And if so, which teachers? Does this help or harm students? High-stakes evaluation does affect who comes into the classroom and who stays there, and research indicates that this flux may actually be good for students.
Alexandra Resch's research interests lie in teacher evaluation, value-added methods, and program impact evaluation methodology.
Steven Glazerman has expertise in methods for evaluating the impact of social programs and in teacher labor markets, including issues of teacher recruitment, professional development, alternative certification, performance measurement, and compensation.
Christine Ross has expertise in designing and conducting rigorous evaluations of program impacts and descriptive, policy-focused studies in the areas of early childhood education, K–12 education, and child welfare policies and programs.