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Title:  Measuring Teacher Qualifications
Description: This paper identifies existing and potential measures of teacher qualifications as a single aspect of teacher quality. The paper categorizes the types of teacher qualifications measures, the sources of data, and the availability and quality of data collected from these sources. The feasibility of obtaining data on teacher assessment scores is analyzed.
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Cover Date: February 1999
Web Release: May 20, 1999
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 199904
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Working Paper, please contact:
Lisa Hudson.