Evaluation of Teacher Preparation Programs: Purposes, Methods, and Policy Options
Public concern for the effectiveness of teacher preparation programs has sparked renewed interest in the attributes of evaluation systems used to gauge their quality. pdf Download (2MB)

Gathering Feedback for Teaching: Combining High-Quality Observations with Student Surveys and Achievement Gains
This report is intended for policymakers and practitioners wanting to understand the implications of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project’s interim analysis of classroom observations. pdf Download (5MB)

Outcomes, Measures, and Data Systems: A Paper Prepared for the CAEP Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting
This paper was commissioned by CAEP to describe the data and data systems needed to support accreditation policies that foster outcomes-based teacher preparation. pdf Download (379KB)

PARCC Releases More Sample Items
These sample items are designed to help teachers, students and parents get a better sense of how PARCC will measure student learning in mathematics and ELA/literacy. pdf Download (53KB)

Preparing Teachers and Developing School Leaders for the 21st Century: Lessons from around the World
Nations around the world are undertaking wide-ranging reforms to better prepare children for the higher educational demands of life and work in the 21st century. pdf Download (4MB)