March 2015


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Table of Contents

Special Issue: 

Value Added Meets the Schools: The Effects of Using Test-Based Teacher Evaluation on the Work of Teachers and Leaders

Editors' Introduction: The Use of Teacher Value-Added Measures in Schools: New Evidence, Unanswered Questions, and Future Prospects
Douglas N. Harris and Carolyn D. Herrington
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 71-76.

Feature Articles

Using Student Test Scores to Measure Teacher Performance: Some Problems in the Design and Implementation of Evaluation Systems
Dale Ballou and Matthew G. Springer
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 77-86.

Exploring the Potential of Value-Added Performance Measures to Affect the Quality of the Teacher Workforce
Dan Goldhaber
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 87-95.

Make Room Value Added: Principals' Human Capital Decisions and the Emergence of Teacher Observation Data
Ellen Goldring, Jason A. Grissom, Mollie Rubin, Christine M. Neumerski, Marisa Cannata, Timothy Drake, and Patrick Schuermann
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 96-104.

Teacher Perspectives on Evaluation Reform: Chicago's REACH Students
Jennie Y. Jiang, Susan E. Sporte, and Stuart Luppescu
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 105-116.

Reviews/Essays

Will VAMS Reinforce the Walls of the Egg-Crate School?
Susan Moore Johnson
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 117-126.

Commentaries

The Value in Value Added Depends on the Ecology
Henry Braun
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 127-131.

Can Value Added Add Value to Teacher Evaluation?
Linday Darling-Hammond
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 132-137.

Value Added: A Case Study in the Mismatch Between Education Research and Policy
Stephen W. Raudenbush
Educational Researcher March 2015 44: 138-141.