Pennsylvania Clearinghouse for Education Research (PACER)
The Pennsylvania Clearinghouse for Education Research - or PACER - is designed to inform state education policy discussions using rigorous, objective research. PACER briefs will be decided upon through policy scans and stakeholder and policymaker input. For each issue, PACER will review the current Pennsylvania context, reforms in states nationwide, and provide research from leading scholars and nonpartisan organizations.
This first-in-a-series issue brief poses questions and provides research-based answers on teacher evaluation systems - a top priority of legislators during the fall 2011 legislative session.