TABLE 8-1 Professional Development Effects of the National Board-Certification Process

Study

Grades/Content Area(s)

Years

Sample Size

State(s)

Studies of Impacts on Student Achievement

Clotfelter, Ladd, and Vigdor (2006)

3rd-5th; reading, math

1994-2004

All teachers in the state

NC

Clotfelter, Ladd, and Vigdor (2007b)

High school

 

All teachers in the state

NC

Goldhaber and Anthony (2007)

3rd-5th; reading, math

1996-1999

All teachers in the state

NC

Harris and Sass (2006)

3rd-10th; reading, math

1999-2004

All teachers in the state

FL

Studies of Impact on Teachers’ Practices

Darling-Hammond and Atkin (2007)

Middle and high school; math and science

 

16 teachers, 9 applicants and 7 nonparticipants

CA



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