Session 43:
School and Teacher Quality: Levels and Distribution

Thursday, April 17
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Napoleon A3
3rd floor

Chair: Amita Chudgar, Michigan State University
Discussant: Amita Chudgar, Michigan State University
Discussant: Thomas Luschei, Florida State University

  1. School Quality and Student Achievement in KenyaIsaac Mbiti, Southern Methodist University

  2. Measuring Primary and Secondary School Characteristics: A Group-Based Modeling ApproachAndrew Halpern-Manners, University of Minnesota; John R. Warren, University of Minnesota

  3. Do the Most Effective Math and Science Teachers Leave?: Evidence on Turnover among Middle School Teachers in a Large Urban School DistrictRuth Curran Neild, Johns Hopkins University; Vaughan Byrnes, Johns Hopkins University; Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Measuring and Assessing School Quality in Rural MalawiPaul C. Hewett, Population Council; Barbara S Mensch, Population Council; Joseph Chimombo, University of Malawi; Sharon J. Ghuman, Population Council; Cynthia B. Lloyd, Population Council; Richard Gregory

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