Teachers and Charter Schools

Read Supplementary Materials for Week 8
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How do you think the quality of your 3rd grade teacher impacted your future outcomes?
Do you think your performance on standardized tests is a reflection of teacher quality? Why or Why not?
What is the causal effect of higher value-added teachers on college attendance rates, adult earnings, and teenage pregnancy rates?
How do you think teachers should be evaluated?
Based on Dr. Chetty’s lecture and supplemental materials, compare the quality of public vs. charter schools?
Why are market-based approaches like charter schools not universal solutions?
What is the impact of market-based approaches like charter schools on public schools? Is this a good or bad thing? Why?

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