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Do tests applied to teachers predict their effectiveness?

Yyannú Cruz-Aguayo, Pablo Ibarraran () and Norbert Schady

Economics Letters, 2017, vol. 159, issue C, 108-111

Abstract: We analyze a teacher evaluation system in Ecuador. The evaluation includes a written test, a demonstration class, and points for experience, degrees, and in-service training. Children taught by teachers with higher scores on the evaluation do not learn more.

Keywords: Teachers; Evaluation; Test scores (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I25 I28 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.06.035

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