WWC review of this study

The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood (NBER Working Paper No. 17699).

Chetty, R., Friedman, J. N., & Rockoff, J. E. (2011), Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/

  • Quasi-Experimental Design
     examining 
    3,384
     students 
    in grades
    4-8
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations

Reviewed: February 2016

Academic achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
Measure
Comparison  Period Sample Intervention
Mean
Comparison
Mean
Significant? Improvement
Index

Math and reading scores

Business as usual

1991-2009

Arrival of a top 5% teacher
3,384 students

0.23

0.2

Yes

 
 
2
More Outcomes

Math and reading scores

Business as usual

1991-2009

Departure of a bottom 5% teacher
3,202 students

0.16

0.14

Yes

 
 
1

Math and reading scores

Business as usual

1991-2009

Arrival of a bottom 5% teacher
3,286 students

0.19

0.22

Yes

-1
 
 

Math and reading scores

Business as usual

1991-2009

Departure of a top 5% teacher
3,304 students

0.19

0.24

Yes

-2
 
 

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Urban
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    • A
    • C
    • D
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    • J
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    • Y
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    • i
    • b
    • d
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    • c
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    • j
    • k
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    • p
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    • t
    • u
    • x
    • w
    • y

    Midwest, Northeast, South, West
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations

Reviewed: October 2012

Academic achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
Measure
Comparison  Period Sample Intervention
Mean
Comparison
Mean
Significant? Improvement
Index

Average English Language Arts (ELA) and math test scores

Unknown

1991-2009

Cohorts after a high value-added teacher joined
3,384 students

0.23

0.2

Yes

 
 
1
More Outcomes

Average English Language Arts (ELA) and math test scores

Unknown

1991-2009

Cohorts after a low value-added teacher left
3,202 students

0.16

0.14

Yes

 
 
1

Average English Language Arts (ELA) and math test scores

Unknown

1991-2009

Cohorts after a low value-added teacher left
3,286 students

0.19

0.22

Yes

-1
 
 

Average English Language Arts (ELA) and math test scores

Unknown

1991-2009

Cohorts after a high value-added teacher joined
3,304 students

0.19

0.24

Yes

-2
 
 

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 10% English language learners

  • 76% Free or reduced price lunch

  • Female: 50%
    Male: 50%
  • Race
    Other
    72%
    White
    28%

  • Urban
 

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