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Teacher Quality

Format: 2023

General Audience Articles

Does the World Change for Teachers?. In Margaret E. Raymond (ed.), How to Improve our Schools in the Post-COVID Era, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution, 2021.
Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students? International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance. (with Marc Piopiunik and Simon Wiederhold). Education Next, 19(2) , Spring 2019, pp. 57-64.
Education and the Nation's Future. In George P. Shultz (ed.), Blueprint for America, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2016, pp. 89-108.
Boosting Teacher Effectiveness. In Chester E. Finn Jr. and Richard Sousa (ed.), What lies ahead for america's children and their schools, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2014, 23-35.
School Leaders Matter: Measuring the impact of effective principals. (with Gregory F. Branch and Steven G. Rivkin). Education Next, 13(1), Winter 2013, pp. 62-69.
The Cost of Ignorance. In Norberto Bottani and Daniele Checchi (Ed.), La Sfida Della Valutazione, Bolgna, IT: Società Editrice il Mulino, 2012, pp. 39-46.
Valuing Teachers: How Much is a Good Teacher Worth?. Education Next, 11(3), Summer 2011, pp. 40-45.
Paying Teachers Appropriately. In Darrel Drury and Justin Baer (ed.), The American Public School Teacher: Past, Present, and Future, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press), 2011, pp. 109-118.
The Difference is Teacher Quality. in Karl Weber (ed.). Waiting for "Superman": How We Can Save America’s Failing Public Schools. New York: Public Affairs, 2010, pp. 81-100.
An Effective Teacher in Every Classroom: A lofty goal, but how to do it. (with Kati Haycock) . Education Next, 10(3), Summer 2010, pp. 46-52.
Teacher Deselection. In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (ed.), Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2009, pp. 165-180.
The Single Salary Schedule and Other Issues of Teacher Pay. Peabody Journal of Education, 82(4), October 2007, pp. 574-586.
Pay, Working Conditions, and Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Future of Children, 17(1), Spring 2007, pp. 69-96.
Teacher Compensation. in Paul E. Peterson (ed.) . Reforming Education in Florida, 2006, pp. 149-163.
Teacher Quality. In Lance T. Izumi and Williamson M. Evers (ed.), Teacher Quality, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2002, pp. 1-12.


A simple and complete solution to the learning loss problem. Policy Brief, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, November 2022.
Use of value added in teacher policy measures. Focus, 29(2), Fall/Winter 2012-13, pp. 25-26.