Teacher supply, demand, and quality policy issues, models, and data bases : proceedings of a conference / Erling E. Boe and Dorothy M. Gilford, editors

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Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992
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Table of Contents: Contributing Authors
Acknowledgments
Pt. I. Introduction 1
Introductory Remarks / Christopher T. Cross 3
Conference Background / Emerson J. Elliott 7
The NCES Perspective / Paul Planchon 9
Choosing Teachers and Choosing to Teach / Albert Shanker 12
Pt. II. Summary 19
Summary of Conference Proceedings / Erling E. Boe, Dorothy M. Gilford 21
Overview of Teacher Supply, Demand, and Shortage 24
Teacher Quality: A Major Policy Issue 32
TSDQ Projection Models 43
Teacher Data Bases 53
General Suggestions for Action 60
Pt. III. Policy Issues 63
The Problem of Improving Teacher Quality While Balancing Supply and Demand / Mary M. Kennedy 65
Policy Efforts to Improve the Supply of Quality Teachers 69
Supply of Quality Credentials 71
Supply of Teachers with High Tested Ability 77
Supply of Demographically Representative Teachers 82
Supply as a Function of the Quality of Professional Lives of Teachers 87
Supply of High-Quality Classroom Teaching Practice 92
Discussion / James B. Stedman 109
Discussion / Arthur E. Wise 117
General Discussion 123
Pt. IV. Models 127
Models for Projecting Teacher Supply, Demand, and Quality: An Assessment of the State of the Art / Stephen M. Barro 129
Models of the Demand for Teachers 132
Models of the Supply of Retained Teachers 148
Models of the Supply of Entering Teachers and the Supply-Demand Balance 179
Overview: The State of the Art and Prospects for Improvement 199
Discussion / Gus Haggstrom 210
Discussion / Ronald E. Kutscher 217
General Discussion 222
Pt. V. Data Bases 225
State Data on Teacher Supply, Equity, and Qualifications / Rolf K. Blank 227
Breadth of State Data on Teachers 228
Quality and Timeliness of Teacher Data 230
Linked Teacher Data from States 232
Example of Uses of State Data for National Analyses 232
Developing a Regional Data Base on Educators in the Northeast: Problems, Products, and Prospects / James M. Wilson III, David Quinby 242
Data Collection and Data Processing 243
Utility of Administrative Data for Educator Supply, Demand, and Quality Models 246
Prospects for the Northeast Regional Data Base 248
Overview and Discussion of National Data Bases Relevant to Teacher Supply, Demand, and Quality / Thomas L. Hilton 253
Who Will Teach? / Richard J. Murnane 262
Who Prepares to Teach 262
Who Enters Teaching 265
How Long Teachers Stay in Teaching 265
Who Returns to Teaching 268
Discussion: Teacher Supply and Demand Research With State Data Bases / David W. Grissmer 271
General Discussion 281
Pt. VI. Conclusion 285
Directions for the Future / Lee S. Shulman 287
Appendixes 291
A : Conference Agenda and Attendees 293
B : National Data Bases Related to Teacher Supply. Demand, and Quality 299
C : Teacher Supply, Demand, and Quality Variables: National Data Base Sources 318
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 92050735 (OCoLC)27001918
Additional Authors: Boe, Erling E., 1933-
Gilford, Dorothy M
National Academy Press (U.S.)
NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 92050735
ISBN: 0585085536 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0309047927
Conference held Mar. 21-23, 1991 in Washington, D.C
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Introductory remarks / Christopher T. Cross -- Conference background / Emerson J. Elliott -- The NCES perspective / Paul Planchon -- Choosing teachers and choosing to teach / Albert Shanker -- Summary of conference proceedings / Erling E. Boe and Dorothy M. Gilford -- The problem of improving teacher quality while balancing supply and demand / Mary M. Kenney. Discussion / James B. Stedman. Discussion / Arthur E. Wise -- Models for projecting teacher supply, demand, and quality : an assessment of the state of the art / Stephen M. Barro. Discussion / Gus Haggstrom. Discussion / Ronald E. Kutscher -- State data on teacher supply, equity, and qualifications / Rolf K. Blank -- Developing a regional data base on educators in the northeast : problems, products, and prospects / James M. Wilson III and David Quinby -- Overview and discussion of national data bases relevant to teacher supply, demand, and quality / Thomas L. Hilton -- Who will teach? / Richard J. Murname -- Discussion : teacher supply and demand research with state data bases / David W. Grissmer -- Directions for the future / Lee S. Shulman
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xiv, 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 43475727
ISBN/ISSN: 0585085536
0309047927

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