WWC review of this study

Transfer incentives for high-performing teachers: Final results from a multisite randomized experiment (NCEE 2014-4003).

Glazerman, S., Protik, A., Teh, B., Bruch, J., & Max, J. (2013). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED544269

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    8,038
     Students
    , grades
    3-8

Reviewed: March 2015

At least one finding shows strong evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Mathematics assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 2

Elementary students: Cohort 1;
6,139 students

-0.17

-0.27

No

--
More Outcomes

Mathematics assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 1

Elementary students: Cohorts 1 and 2;
6,253 students

-0.27

-0.32

No

--

Reading assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 1

Middle school students: Cohorts 1 and 2;
7,063 students

-0.53

-0.57

No

--

Mathematics assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 2

Middle school students: Cohort 1;
2,355 students

-0.36

-0.35

No

--

Mathematics assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 1

Middle school students: Cohorts 1 and 2;
8,038 students

-0.56

-0.54

No

--

Reading assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 2

Middle school students: Cohort 1;
3,128 students

-0.45

-0.43

No

--
Reading achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Reading assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 2

Elementary students: Cohort 1;
6,103 students

-0.28

-0.38

Yes

 
 
4
 
More Outcomes

Reading assessment

Talent Transfer Initiative (TTI) vs. Business as usual

Year 1

Elementary students: Cohorts 1 and 2;
6,200 students

-0.37

-0.41

No

--

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 26% English language learners

  • Female: 49%
    Male: 51%
  • Race
    Black
    36%
    White
    6%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    54%
    Not Hispanic    
    46%
 

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