K-12 Research

Understanding the Challenge

Business Higher Education Forum. (2006). Can America globalize itself? Forum Focus.

California Council on Science and Technology. (2002). Critical path analysis of California’s science and technology education system. Sacramento, CA: Author.

Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: An Agenda for American Science and Technology, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine. (2006). Rising above the gathering storm –Energizing employing America for a brighter economic future. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

National Science Board (2006). America’s pressing challenge – Building a stronger foundation. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation. Available online at: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsb0602/nsb0602.pdf.

Teacher Pay

Milanowski, A. (2003). An exploration of the pay levels needed to attract students with mathematics, science and technology skills to a career in K-12 teaching. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 11(50).

Murnane, R. & Olsen, R. (1990). The effects of salaries and opportunity costs on length of stay in teaching: evidence from North Carolina. Journal of Human Resources, 25, 106-124.

Podgursky, M. (2005, October). Is teacher pay “adequate?” Prepared for the conference Adequacy Lawsuits: Their Growing Impact on American Education. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Wilson, S.M., Darling-Hammond, L., & Berry, B. (2001). A case of successful teaching policy: Connecticut’s long-term efforts to improve teaching and learning. Seattle, WA: University of Washington.

Teacher Quality

California Council on Science and Technology. (2007). Critical path analysis of California’s science and mathematics teacher preparation system.

Goldhaber, D. (2002). The mystery of good teaching. Education Next, 2(1).

Gordon, R., Kane, T.J., Staiger, D.O. (2006). Identifying effective teachers using performance on the job. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

Hanushek, E.A. & Rivkin, S.G. (2001). Can governments legislate higher teacher quality? Paper prepared for Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) Montevideo 2001 Conference. Available at http://www.nip-lac.org/programs_lacea/Hanushek.pdf.

Hanushek, E. (2004). Some simple analytics of school quality. NBER Working Paper 10229.

Hanushek, E. (2002). Teacher quality. In L. Izumi& W. Evers, (Eds.) Teacher quality (pp.1-12). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press.

Koppich, J. (2005). All teachers are not the same. Education Next, 5(1).

Teacher Supply and Demand

Ingersoll, R.M. (2003). Is there really a teacher shortage? Washington, DC: The Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy.

Ingersoll, R. M. (2001). Teacher turnover and teacher shortages: An organizational analysis. American Educational Research Journal, 38(3), 499-534.

Secondary Data Sources

National Science Board (2006). Science and engineering indicators 2006. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation (volume 1, NSB 06-01).

Snyder, T.D., Tan, A..G. & Hoffman, C.M. (2006). Digest of education statistics 2005. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, NCES 2006-030.

University of California at Los Angeles, Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Survey, http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/heri/index.php