The following is a list of some of the papers reviewed by The Times:
"Increasing the odds: How good policies can yield better teachers." National Council on Teacher Quality. 2004.
"Policymakers' guide to growth models for school accountability: How do accountability models differ?." Pete Goldschmidt, Pat Roschewski, Kilchan Choi, William Auty, Steve Hebbler, Rolf Blank and Andra Williams (Council of Chief State School Officers). 2005.
"Practical considerations for using value added models for monitoring teacher effectiveness." Pete Goldschmidt. Value Added Modeling Meeting, Sacramento, Calif. 2008.
"Using student progress to evaluate teachers: A primer on value-added models." Henry I. Braun (Educational Testing Services). 2005.
"Teacher education: Coming up empty." Kate Walsh (National Center on Teacher Quality). 2006.
"The widget effect: Our national failure to acknowledge and act on differences in teacher effectiveness." Daniel Weisberg (The New Teacher Project). 2009.
"Estimating teacher impacts on student achievement: An experimental evaluation." Thomas Kane ( Harvard University) and Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth College). 2008.
"Identifying effective teachers using performance on the job." Robert Gordon (Center for American Progress), Thomas J. Kane (Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Douglas O. Staiger (Dartmouth College). Brookings. 2006.
"What does certification tell us about teacher effectiveness? Evidence from New York City." Thomas Kane, J.E. Rockoff and D.O. Staiger (Harvard). 2006.
"Teacher quality in educational production: Tracking, decay and student achievement." Jesse Rothstein ( Princeton University). 2009.
"Does student sorting invalidate value-added models of teacher effectiveness? An extended analysis of the Rothstein critique." Cory Koedel (University of Missouri) and Julian Betts ( UC San Diego). 2009.
"A study on the impact of Teach for America teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District." Vazha Nadareishvili (RAND). For the Broad Foundation. 2008. (Unpublished)
"Teacher preparation and student achievement." Donal Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb and James Wyckooff (Calder Center). 2008.
"Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects." Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd and Jacob L. Vigdor (Calder Center). 2007.
"Evaluating value-added models for teacher accountability." D.F. McCaffrey, J.R. Lockwood, D.L. Koretz and L.S. Hamilton (RAND). 2003.