Analysis Examines L.A. Teacher Characteristics

November 14, 2012

The Strategic Data Project Human Capital Diagnostic for the Los Angeles Unified School District is featured in the following Education Week blog post.

Los Angeles has an unusually wide spread in the relative effectiveness of its teachers, according to an analysis released today by the Strategic Data Project, an initiative housed at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University.

The study looks primarily at math teachers in the district who were teaching in grades 3-8 from the 2004-05 to 2010-11 school year, and uses a growth measure to arrive at the calculations.


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