Reports, Policy Briefs & Working Papers

Race to the Top (RttT) Evaluation Reports

Measures of Student Growth in the North Carolina Evaluation System:  Formative Evaluation Report (RttT Evaluation; September 2013)

Teacher Performance Incentives in North Carolina (September 2013)

State Strategic Staffing: Recruitment Incentive for Lowest-Performing Schools (August 2013)

Local Education Agency Race to the Top Expenditures: An Analysis of Fund Use and Expenditure Patterns (June 2013)

Productive Connections: Interventions in Low Performing Districts by NCDPI District and School Transformation Division in 2011-12 (April 2013)

North Carolina New Teacher Support Program: First Annual Race to the Top Evaluation Report (April 2013)

Turning around North Carolina’s Lowest-Achieving Schools: Initial Findings on the School Leader Professional Development Series (April 2013)

Race to the Top in North Carolina, 2010-2012:  A Summary of Formative Findings (March 2013)

Comparing Value-Added Models for Estimating Individual Teacher Effects on a Statewide Basis: Simulation and Empirical Analysis (October 2012)

Turning Around North Carolina’s Lowest Achieving Schools 2006-2010 (September 2011)

Local Education Agency Race to the Top Expenditures: An Initial Analysis (September 2012)

Comparing Value Added Models for Estimating Teacher Effectiveness: Technical Briefing (February 2012)

Teacher Quality Research Project – Policy Briefs & Working Papers

Teacher Preparation and Performance in North Carolina Public Schools (February 2014)

Teachers Without Borders: Consequences of Teacher Labor Force Mobility (March 2013)

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program: A Comprehensive Evaluation (March 2012)

Gains in novice teacher effectiveness: on-the-job development or less effective teachers leaving? (June 2011)

Teacher Quality Research Project – Reports

UNC Teacher Quality Research: Teacher Portals Effectiveness Report

UNC Teacher Quality Research: 2013 Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Report (May 2013)

UNC Teacher Quality Research:  Teacher Portals Effectiveness Analysis (February 2012)

UNC Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Report (July 2011)

Technical Report: UNC Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Report (July 2011)

The Effects of UNC Master of School Administration Programs on NC Public Schools, 2004-2008 (October 2010)

Portal Report: Teacher Preparation and Student Test Scores in North Carolina (June 2010)

Technical Report: The Impact of Teacher Preparation on Student Learning in North Carolina Public Schools (April 2010)

The Impact of Teacher Preparation on Student Learning in North Carolina Public Schools (January 2010)

Other Projects – Reports, Working Papers, & Policy Briefs

Evaluation of the Pilot Phase of the Collaborative Project, 2007-08 through 2009-10 (April 2011)

The Distribution of Educational Resources in Wayne County Public Schools (February 2011)

The Impact of the First Two Years of The Collaborative Project: An Interim Assessment (June 2010)

The Collaborative Project: The First Two Years (June 2009)

The Impact of the Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Fund on Middle School Performance in Pilot Districts (April 2009)

District Expenditures of Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Funds 2004-05 through 2006-07 (April 2009)

Middle School Math: What are North Carolina Teachers Teaching in the DSSF Pilot Districts and Elsewhere? (April 2009)

The Effects of Leadership on Student Performance in DSSF Pilot Middle Schools (April 2009)

Coverage of English Language Arts Content in DSSF Pilot Middle Schools and Other North Carolina Middle Schools (April 2009)

The Impact of the Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Fund on High School Student Performance in Pilot Districts (September 2008)

Leadership, Organizational Characteristics, and Performance in North Carolina High Schools (March 2008)

North Carolina High School Resource Allocation Study Final Report (February 2008)

Improving Teacher Quality in the DSSF Pilot Districts: A Comparison of Progress from 2004-05 to 2005-06 (January 2008)

First Report of the Evaluation of the Disadvantaged Student Supplement Fund (DSSF) (April 2007)