teacher evaluation

The teacher evaluation mistake 28 states are making


A new report sheds light on how the teacher evaluation system preserves the status quo--and why that may be a mistake.

A growing number of states award teachers a rating of effective or higher even if those teachers score poorly on student learning, according to a new study from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Currently, 30 states use evidence of student learning as part of teacher evaluations. Some of those states give teachers an "effective" rating even if they earn the lowest possible score on their ability to increase student learning.

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