TAP's Elements TAP Outcomes National Louisiana South Carolina Texas Legislation Understanding Value-Added Teacher Quality Resources The Working Group on Teacher Quality
The ultimate goal of TAPô is to raise student achievement. The method for getting to that goal is to create incentives and support structures that will maximize teacher effectiveness. To measure whether objectives are met, a variety of methods have been used to evaluate TAP's impact on student achievement, teacher effectiveness, teacher attitudes, recruitment and retention. Below is a summary of key outcomes over the course of TAP's implementation.
Highlights of TAP Results
Learn about the results of TAP state partnerships:
Wayne Brazell, Former Laurens County School District 56 Superintendent, Laurens, South Carolina
"The bottom line is that quality teachers make a difference. Our state is in trouble with teacher recruitment, recruiting heavily from foreign nations. Because of TAP, we have been able to recruit powerful teachers to work in our district."