A federal suit against the Houston district's use of "value added" highlights the increasing pushback against new evaluation system--raising tough questions for districts, researchers, and unions alike.
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April 08, 2014
The American Statistical Association offers its take on the ever-controversial use of value-added methods in teacher evaluation.
April 03, 2014
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April 02, 2014
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March 28, 2014
Lawyers presented their closing arguments in the fractious Vergara v. California teacher-protection lawsuit.
March 07, 2014
Here's a new wrinkle on teacher evaluations: Should they consider parents' contributions to student achievement, too?
March 06, 2014
Chris Cerf, departing from the role of New Jersey chief, criticizes the state union's 'misinformation' on teacher evaluation.
February 25, 2014
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February 24, 2014
Florida becomes the latest state to bow to a court's request that teacher value-added data be released to news outlets.