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What Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes

C. Kirabo Jackson

NBER Working Paper No. 22226
Issued in May 2016, Revised in November 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

This paper represents a sizable revision and reworking of NBER Working Paper No. 18624 titled "Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina" I thank David Figlio, Jon Guryan, Simone Ispa-Landa, Clement Jackson, Mike Lovenheim, James Pustejovsky, Jonah Rockoff, Alexey Makarin, and Dave Deming for insightful comments. I also thank Kara Bonneau from the NCERDC and Shayna Silverstein. This research was supported by funding from the Smith Richardson Foundation. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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