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In recent eSchool News stories, we asked readers if teachers should be evaluated using the value-added model, which uses a student's past performance on high-stakes tests to determine how much "value" a teacher has added in a given year, and whether school districts should be judged based on their efficiency—that is, how well their students achieve in comparison to how much the district spends on each child. The results are...

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