A Better Way to Grade Teachers – Darling-Hammond; Haertel

Darling-Hammond, Linda – Haertel, Edward. “A Better Way to Grade Teachers.”  OP-ED.  Los Angeles Times.  Novemver 5, 2012.  Retrieved from: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-darling-teacher-evaluations-20121105,0,650639.story 

The authors writing about the continuous reports about the problems with using test scores to evaluate teachers and what a better evaluation should look like.

…value-added ratings cannot disentangle the many home, school and student factors that influence learning gains. These matter more than the individual teacher in explaining changes in scores.

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