Working Papers 2021

Lost to the System?

A Descriptive Exploration of Where Teacher Candidates Find Employment and How Much They Earn

2021

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., Theobald, R., & Liddle, S. (2021). Lost to the System? A Descriptive Exploration of Where Teacher Candidates Find Employment and How Much They Earn. CEDR Working Paper No. 04072021-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Working Papers 2020

To What Extent Does In-Person Schooling Contribute to the Spread of COVID-19?

Evidence from Michigan and Washington

2020

Goldhaber, D., Imberman, S., Strunk, K., Hoptkins, B., Brown, N., Harbatkin, E., & Kilbride, T. (2020). To What Extent Does In-Person Schooling Contribute to the Spread of COVID-19? Evidence from Michigan and Washington. CEDR Working Paper No. 12232020-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

The Front-Line Health Care Workers in Schools:

Health Equity, the Distribution of School Nurses, and Student Access

2020

Gratz, T., Goldhaber, D., Willgerodt, M., & Brown, N. (2020). The Front-Line Health Care Workers in Schools: Health Equity, the Distribution of School Nurses, and Student Access. CEDR Working Paper No. 12072020-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

COVID-19 and Teacher Preparation:

What Washington Teacher Education Programs are Saying About the Impact of the Pandemic on Preparation and the Prospective Teacher Pipeline

2020

Choate, K., Goldhaber, D., & Theobald, R. (2020). COVID-19 and Teacher Preparation: What Washington Teacher Education Programs are Saying About the Impact of the Pandemic on Preparation and the Prospective Teacher Pipeline. CEDR Policy Brief No. 08172020-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Washington STEM Teacher Survey Summary Report

2020

Choate, K., Goldhaber, D., Katz, A., & Theobald, R. (2020). Washington STEM Teacher Survey Summary Report. CEDR Policy Brief No. 03172020-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Working Papers 2019

Student Teaching and the Geography of Teacher Shortages

2019

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., Naito, N., & Theobald, R. (2019). Student Teaching and the Geography of Teacher Shortages. CEDR Working Paper No. 10172019-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Washington’s College Bound Scholarship Program and its Effect on College Entry, Persistence, and Completion

2019

Long, M., Goldhaber, D., & Gratz, T. (2019). Washington's College Bound Scholarship Program and its Effect on College Entry, Persistence, and Completion. CEDR Work Paper No. 09102019-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

College-Going Expectations and the Factors Predicting Whether Students Sign Up for Washington's College Bound Scholarship Program? A Mixed Methods Evaluation

A Mixed Methods Evaluation

2019

Goldhaber, D., Long, M., Person, A., Rooklyn, J. (2019). College-Going Expectations and the Factors Predicting Whether Students Sign Up for Washington's College Bound Scholarship Program? A Mixed Methods Evaluation. CEDR Work Paper No. 07292019-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Pledging to Do “Good”

An Early Commitment Pledge Program, College Scholarships, and High School Outcomes in Washington State

2019

Goldhaber, D., Long, M., Gratz, T., & Rooklyn, J. (2019). Pledging to Do "Good": An Early Commitment Pledge Program, College Scholarships, and High School Outcomes in Washington State. CEDR Work Paper No. 07282019-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Working Papers 2018

Effective Like Me?

Does Having a More Productive Mentor Improve the Productivity of Mentees?

2018

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., & Theobald, R. (2018). Effective Like Me? Does Having a More Productive Mentor Improve the Productivity of Mentees? CEDR Working Paper No. 11232018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Exploring the Impact of Student Teaching Apprenticeships on Student Achievement and Mentor Teachers

2018

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., & Theobald, R. (2018). Exploring the Impact of Student Teaching Apprenticeships on Student Achievement and Mentor Teachers. CEDR Working Paper No. 11222018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.pdf

Teacher Candidate Apprenticeships

Assessing the Who and Where of Student Teaching

2018

Krieg, J., Goldhaber, D., & Theobald, R. (2018). Teacher Candidate Apprenticeships: Assessing the Who and Where of Student Teaching. CEDR Working Paper No. 11212018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

A Practical Guide to Challenges and Opportunities in Student Teaching

A School District’s Perspective

2018

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., Harmon, K., & Theobald, R. (2018). A Practical Guide to Challenges and Opportunities in Student Teaching: A School District's Perspective. CEDR Working Paper No. 10082018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

How the Match Gets Made

Exploring Student Teacher Placements Across Teacher Education Programs, Districts, and Schools

2018

St. John, E., Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., & Theobald, R. (2018). How the Match Gets Made: Exploring Student Teacher Placements Across Teacher Education Programs, Districts, and Schools. CEDR Working Paper No. 10052018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Appropriate Standards of Evidence for Education Policy Decision-Making

2018

Conaway, C. and Goldhaber, D. (2018). Appropriate Standards of Evidence for Education Policy Decision-Making. CEDR Policy Brief No. 04032018-1-3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

The Costs of Mentorship?

Exploring Student Teaching Placements and Their Impact on Student Achievement

2018

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., and Theobald, R. (2018). The Costs of Mentorship? Exploring Student Teaching Placements and Their Impact on Student Achievement. CEDR Working Paper No. 03132018-1-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Working Papers 2017

Impact and Your Death Bed

Playing the Long Game

2017

Goldahber, D. (2017). Impact and Your Death Bed: Playing the Long Game. CEDR Working Paper 07242017-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

The Effects of Washington’s College Bound Scholarship Program on High School Grades, High School completion, and Incarceration

2017

Goldahber, D., Long, M., Gratz, T., and Rooklyn, J. (2017). The Effects of Washington's College Bound Scholarship Program on High School Grades, High School Completion, and Incarceration. CEDR Working Paper 05302017-2-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Career and Technical Education, Inclusion, and Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

2017

Theobald, R., Goldhaber, D., Gratz, T., and Holden, K. L. (2017) Career and Technical   Education, Inclusion, and Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with Disabilities. CEDR Working Paper 2017-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Working Papers 2016

On the Distribution of Worker Productivity

The Case for Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement

2016

Goldhaber, D. and Startz, R. (2016). On the Distribution of Worker Productivity: The Case for Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement. CEDR Working Paper 2016-10. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Reconciling Different Estimates of Teacher Quality Gaps Based on Value Added

2016

Goldhaber, D., Quince, V., and Theobald, R. (2016). Reconciling Different Estimates of Teacher Quality Gaps Based on Value Added. CEDR Policy Brief 2016-9. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Has it Always Been this Way?

Tracing the Evolution of Teacher Quality Gaps in U.S. Public Schools

2016

Goldhaber, D., Quince, V., and Theobald, R. (2016). Has it Always Been this Way? Tracing the Evolution of Teacher Quality Gaps in U.S. Public Schools. CEDR Working Paper 2016-8. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Evaluating Prospective Teachers

Testing the Predictive Validity of the edTPA

2016

Goldhaber, D., Cowan, J., and Theobald, R. (2016). Evaluating Prospective Teachers: Testing the Predictive Validity of the edTPA. CEDR Working Paper 2016-7. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

The Impact of Oregon's Pension Legacy Costs on New Teacher Turnover and Quality

2016

Cahill, K., Dyke, A., and Tapogna, J. (2016). The Impact of Oregon's Pension Legacy Costs on New Teacher Turnover and Quality. CEDR Policy Brief 2016-6. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Pension Generosity in Oregon and Its Impact on Midcareer Teacher Attrition and Older Teachers' K12 Workforce Exit Decisions

2016

Cahill, K., Dyke, A., and Tapogna, J. (2016). Pension Generosity in Oregon and Its Impact on Midcareer Teacher Attrition and Older Teachers' K12 Workforce Exit Decisions. CEDR Policy Brief 2016-5. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

What's in a Teacher Test?

Assessing the Relationship Between Teacher Test Scores and Student Secondary STEM Achievement

2016

Goldhaber, D., Gratz, T., and Theobald, R. (2016). What's in a Teacher Test? Assessing the Relationship Between Teacher Test Scores and Student Secondary STEM Achievement. CEDR Working Paper 2016-4. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Why Do Middle School Students Sign Up for the Washington College Bound Scholarship Program?

A Mixed Methods Evaluation

2016

Goldhaber, D., Long, M.C., Person, A., and Rooklyn, J. (2016). Why Do Middle School Students Sign Up for the Washington College Bound Scholarship Program? A Mixed Methods Evaluation. CEDR Working Paper 2016-3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Evaluating Prospective Teachers

Testing the Predictive Validity of the edTPA

2016

Goldhaber, D., Cowan, J., Theobald, R. (2016). Evaluating Prospective Teachers: Testing the Predictive Validity of the edTPA. CEDR Working Paper 2016-2.2. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Does the Match Matter?

Exploring Whether Student Teaching Experiences Affect Teacher Effectiveness and Attrition

2016

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., and Theobald, R. (2016). Does the Match Matter? Exploring Whether Student Teaching Experiences Affect Teacher Effectiveness and Attrition. CEDR Working Paper 2016-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Working Papers 2015

(Un)informed College and Major Choice

Verification in an Alternate Setting

2015

Huntington-Klein, N. (2015). (Un)informed College and Major Choice: Verification in an Alternate Setting. CEDR Working Paper 2015-11. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Educator and Student Diversity in Washington State

Gaps and Historical Trends

2015

Goldhaber, D., Theobald, R., and Tien, C. (2015). Educator and Student Diversity in Washington State: Gaps and Historical Trends.  CEDR Policy Brief 2015-10. University of Washington, Seattle. WA.

The Theoretical and Empirical Arguments for Diversifying the Teacher Workforce

A Review of the Evidence

2015

Goldhaber, D. Theobald, R. and Tien, C. (2015). The Theoretical and Empirical Arguments for Diversifying the Teacher Workforce: A Review of the Evidence.

Public Pension Reform and Teacher Turnover

Evidence from Washington State.

2015

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., and Holden, K. (2015). Public Pension Reform and Teacher Turnover: Evidence from Washington State. CEDR Policy Brief 2015-8. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Improving Teacher Selection

The Effect of Inter-Rater Reliability in the Screening Process

2015

Martinkova, P. and Goldhaber, D. (2015). Improving Teacher Selection: The Effect of Inter-Rater Reliability in the Screening Process. CEDR Working Paper 2015-7. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

College Curricular Dispersion

More Well-Rounded or Less Well Trained?

2015

Goldhaber, D., Cowan, J., Long, M., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2015). College Curricular Dispersion: More Well-Rounded or Less Well Trained? CEDR Working Paper 2015-6. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Cross-State Mobility of the Teacher Workforce

A Descriptive Portrait

2015

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., Holden, K., & Brown, N. (2015). Cross-State Mobility of the Teacher Workforce: A Descriptive Portrait. CEDR Working Paper 2015-5. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in Educational Researcher.

Do Bonuses Affect Teacher Staffing and Student Achievement in High-Poverty Schools?

Evidence from an Incentive for National Board Certified Teachers in Washington State.

2015

Cowan, J. and Goldhaber, D. (2015). Do Bonuses Affect Teacher Staffing and Student Achievement in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from an Incentive for National Board Certified Teachers in Washington State. CEDR Working Paper 2015-4. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

National Board Certification and Teacher Effectiveness

Evidence from Washington State

2015

Cowan, J. and Goldhaber, D. (2015). National Board Certification and Teacher Effectiveness: Evidence from Washington State. CEDR Working Paper 2015-3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

A Foot in the Door

Exploring the Role of Student Teaching Assignments in Initial Job Placements

2015

Krieg, J., Theobald, R., and Goldhaber, D. (2015). A Foot in the Door: Exploring the Role of Student Teaching Assignments in Initial Job Placements. CEDR Working Paper 2015-2.2. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Inconvenient Truth?

Do Collective Bargaining Agreements Help Explain the Mobility of Teachers Within School Districts?

2015

Goldhaber, D., Lavery, L., and Theobald, R. (2015). Inconvenient Truth? Do Collective Bargaining Agreements Help Explain the Mobility of Teachers Within School Districts? CEDR Working Paper 2015-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

 

Working Papers 2014

Knocking on the Door of the Teaching Profession?

Modeling the Entry of Prospective Teachers into the Workforce

2014

Screen Twice, Cut Once

Assessing the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools

2014

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2014). Screen Twice, Cut Once: Assessing the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools. CEDR Working Paper 2014-9. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in Education Finance and Policy.

It's Selective, But Is It Effective?

Exploring the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools

2014

Goldhaber, D., Grout, C., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2014). It's Selective, But Is It Effective? Exploring the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools. CEDR Policy Brief 2014-9. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Who Chooses Incentivized Pay Structures?

Exploring the Link Between Performance and Preferences for Compensation Reform in the Teacher Labor Market

2014

Goldhaber, D., Bignell, W., Farley, A., Walch, J., and Cowan, J. (2014). Who Chooses Incentivized Pay Structures?: Exploring the Link Between Performance and Preferences for Compensation Reform in the Teacher Labor Market. CEDR Working Paper 2014-8. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.

How Much of a "Running Start" do Dual Enrollment Programs Provide Students?

2014

Cowan, J. and Goldhaber, D. (2014). How Much of a "Running Start" do Dual Enrollment Programs Provide Students? CEDR Working Paper 2014-7. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in the Review of Higher Education.

Do Students' College Major Choices Respond to Changes in Wages?

2014

Long, M., Goldhaber, D., and Huntington-Klein, N. (2014). Do Students' College Major Choices Respond to Changes in Wages? CEDR Working Paper 2014-6. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper as published in Economics of Education Review.

Pension Choices and Savings of Public School Teachers.

2014

Goldhaber, D. and Grout, C. (2014). Pension Choices and Savings of Public School Teachers. CEDR Working Paper 2014-5. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in Education Finance and Policy.

Uneven Playing Field?

Assessing the Inequity of Teacher Characteristics and Measured Performance Across Students

2014

Goldhaber, D., Lavery, L., and Theobald, R. (2014). Uneven Playing Field? Assessing the Inequity of Teacher Characteristics and Measured Performance Across Students. CEDR Working Paper 2014-4. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in Educational Researcher.

The STEM and Special Education Teacher Pipelines

Why Don't We See Better Alignment Between Supply and Demand?

2014

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., Theobald, R., and Brown, N. (2014). The STEM and Special Education Teacher Pipelines: Why Don't We See Better Alignment Between Supply and Demand? CEDR Working Paper 2014-3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in Phi Delta Kappan.

Assessing the Relationship Between Teacher Performance on Washington State's ProTeach Portfolio and Student Test Performance

2014

Cowan, J. and Goldhaber, D. (2014). Assessing the Relationship Between Teacher Performance on Washington State's ProTeach Portfolio and Student Test Performance. CEDR Working Paper 2014-2. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Which Plan to Choose?

The Determinants of Pension System Choice for Public School Teachers

2014

Goldhaber, D. and Grout, C. (2014). Which Plan to Choose? The Determinants of Pension System Choice for Public School Teachers. CEDR Working Paper 2014-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper was published in the Journal of Pension Economics & Finance.

 

Working Papers 2013

Excavating the Teacher Pipeline

Teacher Training Programs and Teacher Attrition

2013

Goldhaber, D. & Cowan, J. (2013). Excavating the Teacher Pipeline: Teacher Training Programs and Teacher Attrition. CEDR Working Paper 2013-5. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in the Journal of Teacher Education.

Reality Versus Rhetoric

Is the Academic Caliber of the Teacher Workforce Changing?

2013

Goldhaber, D. and Walch, J. (2013). Reality Versus Rhetoric: Is the Academic Caliber of the Teacher Workforce Changing? CEDR Working Paper 2013-4. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in Education Next.

The Choice is Yours

How Pension System Decisions Might Shape the Teacher Workforce

2013

Goldhaber, D. and Grout, C. (2013). The Choice is Yours: How Pension System Decisions Might Shape the Teacher Workforce. CEDR Working Paper 2013-3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Knocking on the Door to the Teaching Profession?

Modeling the Entry of Prospective Teachers into the Workforce

2013

Goldhaber, D., Krieg, J., and Theobald, R. (2013). Knocking on the Door to the Teaching Profession? Modeling the Entry of Prospective Teachers into the Workforce. CEDR Working Paper 2013-2.4. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in the Economics of Education Review.

Which Plan to Choose?

The Determinants of Pension System Choice for Public School Teachers

2013

Goldhaber, D. and Grout, C. (2013) Which Plan to Choose? The Determinants of Pension System Choice for Public School Teachers. CEDR Working Paper 2013-1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. A modified version of this working paper is published in the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

 

Working Papers 2012

Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test."

Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?

2012

Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 2012-1.3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test."

Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?

2012

Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 2012-1.3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test."

Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?

2012

Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 2012-1.3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test."

Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?

2012

Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 2012-1.3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test."

Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased?

2012

Goldhaber, D. & Chaplin, D. (2012). Assessing the “Rothstein Falsification Test." Does it Really Show Teacher Value-added Models are Biased? CEDR Working Paper 2012-1.3. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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TEACHER RECRUITMENT & SELECTION

A long-standing researcher-practitioner partnership between CEDR and Spokane Public Schools (SPS) has connected data collected during the teacher hiring process in SPS to later teacher outcomes in SPS and other district in Washington

SCHOOL RESOURCES &
EQUITY

CEDR projects have investigated the connections between school resources (e.g., textbook adoption) and students' educational trajectories and outcomes.

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CEDR projects have explored the impact of programs like Washington's College Bound Scholarship program and students' postsecondary outcomes.

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CEDR projects including the Teacher Education Learning Collaborative (TELC; www.telc.us), the Improving Student Teaching Initiative (ISTI), and others have investigated the connections between specific teacher preparation experiences and measures collected during teacher licensure and later outcomes for teacher candidates.

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CEDR has participated in several projects related to the participation of students with disabilities in career and technical education (CTE) and the extent to which this participation predicts later outcomes

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CEDR has studied processes and outcomes in the teacher labor market like teacher collective bargaining agreements, teacher quality gaps, and teacher layoffs and their connections to student achievement

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CEDR projects have explored the impact of programs like Washington's College Bound Scholarship program and students' postsecondary outcomes.

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CEDR researchers have studied the teacher pension system in Washington and other states and investigated the connections between pensions systems and teachers' career paths and effectiveness.