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Raising Student Achievement Through the Equitable Distribution of Teachers

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Ahluwalia, M. (2005, December). $25K gap in average teacher pay. Catalyst Chicago, XVII(4), 12. Retrieved March 6, 2006, from;=25.

Ahluwalia, M. (2005, December). How much should schools pay for teachers? Catalyst Chicago, XVII(4), 11, 15. Retrieved March 6, 2006, from;=25.

Finkel, E. (2005, December). Oakland: Schools pay for pricey staff. Catalyst Chicago, XVII(4), 14. Retrieved March 6, 2006, from;=25.

Futernick, K. (2003). TQI: A teacher qualification index for California's schools. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Haycock, K. (2002/2003). Toward a fair distribution of teacher talent. Educational Leadership, 60(4), 11–15.

Hirsch, E. (2001). Teacher recruitment: Staffing classrooms with quality teachers. Denver, CO: State Higher Education Executive Officers. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Hirsch, E. (2005). Teacher working conditions are student learning conditions: A report to Governor Mike Easley on the 2004 North Carolina teacher working conditions survey. Chapel Hill, NC: Southeast Center for Teaching Quality. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Hirsch, E. (2006). Recruiting and retaining teachers in Alabama: Educators on what it will take to staff all classrooms with quality teachers. Chapel Hill, NC: Center for Teaching Quality. Retrieved Febrary 27, 2006, from

Johnson, S. M., Kardos, S. M., Kauffman, D., Liu, E., & Donaldson, M. L. (2004). The support gap: New teachers' early experiences in high-income and low-income schools. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 12(61). Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Keller, B. (2005). Conferees mull best uses of NBPTS teachers. Education Week, 24(28), 3, 15.

McMahon, R., & Tuthill, D. (Eds.). (2005, February). Is it ethical for teachers to refuse to teach in high-poverty schools? Learning Cooperative Newsletter. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from l

National Commission for Teaching and America's Future. (2002). Unraveling the "teacher shortage" problem: Teacher retention is the key. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from text_files/teacher_retentionsymposium.pdf

National Partnership for Teaching in At-Risk Schools. (2005). Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Center on Education Policy. (2005). NCLB: What school districts are doing to improve teacher quality in high-need schools. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Schouten, F., & Bivins, L. (2002). Dirty little secrets in education: 10-month investigation reveals inequities in educational system. McLean, VA: Gannett News Service. Retrieved February 27, 2006, from

Viadero, D. (2002). Study: Teachers seek better working conditions. Education Week, 21(16), 5.

Viadero, D. (2005). Certified urban educators seen less likely to be put in 9th grade classrooms. Education Week, 24(32), 9.

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Webcast Schedule of Events:

Pre-Webcast Presentations—March 27, 2006
In preparation for the live, interactive Webcast, participants are invited to view online presentations that outline the issues or problems relating to equitable distribution of teachers. Presentations from three experts will be available, representing research, policy, and practice perspectives, beginning March 27, 2006.

Live Webcast—March 30, 2006
On March 30, beginning at 2 p.m. EST, three experts will explore promising solutions to the challenges associated with the equitable distribution of teachers. As with the pre-Webcast presentations, the experts will represent research, policy, and practice perspectives.

Online Discussion Forum—March 30-31, 2006
Immediately following the Webcast, participants will be able to log into an online discussion forum to dialogue with the panelists and other participants on this topic. The online discussion forum will be active until 5:00 EST on March 31, 2006.

Funding provided by the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Views and opinions expressed by participants of the Webcast or in the accompanying readings are not to be interpreted as the views of the funding agency or its partner organizations.



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