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RAND Education has applied its expertise to almost every aspect of the education system for more than three decades. Our staff includes more than 70 experts from a wide range of disciplines. Our research sponsors include government agencies, foundations, and private-sector organizations.

New Research on Teacher Effectiveness

  • Improving Teaching Effectiveness

    The Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching initiative seeks to determine whether a school can implement a high-quality measure of teaching effectiveness and use it to support and manage teachers in ways that improve student outcomes. The teacher reforms are showing signs of progress in seven sites.