Tag Archives: Ken Frank

Social Capital Aids Schoolwide Reform Implementation — Research by Ken Frank

In the era of teacher accountability, the book Assessing Teacher Quality: Understanding Teacher Effects on Instruction and Achievement edited by Sean Kelly examines the intricacies involved in measuring the effect that teachers have on their students. The social context of teachers is one important element to pay attention to when trying to understand teacher quality.… Read More »

Pay Attention to Climate to Decrease Teacher Turnover

Teacher turnover can be costly to districts. Research by Wayne State University Assistant Professor Ben Pogodzinski, University of Virginia Associate Professor Peter Youngs, and Michigan State University Professors Kenneth Frank and Dale Belman provides insight on one way to increase the likelihood that beginning teachers continue teaching at their school: pay attention to administrative climate.… Read More »