Illinois Higher Education: A Comparative Analysis (IERC 2003-3)

Jennifer B. Presley

Using data from national surveys, Illinois' higher education enrollment and funding patterns are compared to other states. More

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Teacher Induction in Illinois: Evidence from the Illinois Teacher Study (IERC 2003-2)

Brenda K. Klostermann and Jennifer B. Presley, Michael T. Peddle and Charles E. Trott

Using survey data collected through the Illinois Teacher Study, this report provides results about teachers' satisfaction with their preparation courses and their participation in induction activities. More

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In the Pipeline: The Early Career Paths of Administrative Certificate Holders in Illinois (IERC 2003-1)

Karen J. DeAngelis

The study examines the early career paths of a random sample of individuals who earned their Illinois Type 75 administrative certificates in 1999-2000. More

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Issues in Education. Class Size and Student Achievement: Lessons from California and Tennessee (IERC 2003-I-2)

Karen J. DeAngelis

Over the past several years, states have come under increased pressure to improve the academic achievement of all students in their schools. More

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Issues in Education. Learning to Read (IERC 2003-I-1)

Jennifer B. Presley

Illinois' policy makers recognize the importance of reading competency to success in school. In this paper we summarize the findings of several recent national reports on reading and consider their findings for Illinois' reading initiatives. More

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Teacher Supply in Illinois: Evidence From the Illinois Teacher Study (December 2002)

Karen J. DeAngelis, Michael T. Peddle and Charles E. Trott

This study examines the career plans and experiences of newly certified teachers and teachers with one to five years of teaching experience in the Illinois public schools. More

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