North Carolina to use SAS® EVAAS® for K-12 in teacher, principal evaluations
Measuring student growth key to earning NCLB waiver

CARY, NC (June 28, 2012) --The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has chosen SAS to help measure students’ progress and the effectiveness of teachers, principals and schools. The state will use SAS Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS) for K-12 to measure student growth, one of several standards for evaluating many of the nearly 97,000 teachers and more than 5,300 school administrators in North Carolina.

Student progress indicates how much students learned over the school year, regardless of where they started. SAS EVAAS...

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