Highly Effective Teacher Retention Bonuses

Matthew G. Springer
Walker A. Swain
Luis A. Rodriguez

Proponents of teacher evaluation and tenure reform often argue that if we could identify the least effective teachers in the profession and somehow replace them with teachers of average effectiveness, the improvements in student outcomes would be substantial. However in...

Establishing Equitable Policies for English Learners

Joseph P. Robinson-Cimpian

Current and former “English learners” (ELs) make up about 40 percent of California’s public-school student population. Establishing and implementing equitable policies and programs that simultaneously facilitate English proficiency and academic excellence for this group is of the utmost importance for...

What is the Economic Value of Community College Degrees and Certificates?

Mina Dadgar

Enrolling a third of undergraduate students nationally and the majority of students with family incomes below $32,000, community colleges hold the promise of supplying the nation with the needed skilled workforce and economic mobility for the next generation. They offer...

The Training Needs and Interests of School Counseling Intern Site Supervisors

Gail E. Uellendahl
Maya N. Tenenbaum

School counseling site supervisors play a critical role in the clinical training of school counselor interns and are an important link between counselor education and professional practice. While it is a state requirement in California that school counselor site supervisors...