This material relates to Dr. Marder's presentation at the 2011 PhysTEC Conference in which he considered two competing explanations for the performance of US schools. One explanation is that there are many teachers of low quality, and schools can most effectively be improved by replacing them with superior teachers. The other explanation is that school performance is very sensitive to levels of poverty, and teacher quality is a secondary effect. Data behind each of these explanations is examined, and data for the effectiveness of charter schools is also examined.
2011 PhysTEC Conference
May 23-24, 2011
<a href="http://www.compadre.org/PhysTEC/items/detail.cfm?ID=11223">Marder, Michael. "Visualizations of Educational Data." Paper presented at the 2011 PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX, May 23-24, 2011.</a>
Marder, M. (2011, May 23-24). Visualizations of Educational Data. Paper presented at 2011 PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from http://uteachweb.cns.utexas.edu/Marder/Visualizations
Marder, Michael. "Visualizations of Educational Data." Paper presented at the 2011 PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX, May 23-24, 2011. http://uteachweb.cns.utexas.edu/Marder/Visualizations (accessed 31 July 2014).
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