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The Future of Children: Spring 2007

Excellence in the Classroom

Edited by Susanna Loeb, Cecilia Rouse, and Anthony Shorris
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This semiannual journal provides research and analysis to promote effective policies and programs for children

Contents include:

•What Is the Problem? The Challenge of Providing Effective Teachers for All Children, Richard Murnane and Jennifer Steele

• The Effect of Certification and Preparation on Teacher Quality, Donald Boyd, Daniel Goldhaber, Hamilton Lankford, and James Wyckoff

• Teacher Wages and Working Conditions, Eric Hanushek and Steven Rivkin

•Using Performance-Based Pay to Improve the Quality of Teachers, Victor Lavy

• Learning in the Teaching Workforce, Heather Hill

• The Challenges of Staffing Urban Schools, Brian Jacob

• Recruiting and Retaining Quality Teachers in Rural Areas, David Monk

• Teacher Unions and Student Performance: Help or Hindrance, Randall Eberts

• Teacher Labor Markets in Developed Countries, Helen (Sunny) Ladd

• Teacher Labor Markets in Developing Countries, Emiliana Vegas

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