State Ed Department Relies on Internal Study On Crappy Evaluation Process To Kill Teacher Tenure

Submitted by WhitesCreek on February 2, 2013 - 12:14pm.

This is more than absurd. Ask any teacher how the evaluation process was in 2011 and then top that with the fact that this study was based on only the 35% of teachers who taught courses matched to standardized tests. The fix is in...

The research, conducted by a new internal research team within the Tennessee Department of Education, was based on teacher evaluations for the 2011-12 school year. It used improvement in student test scores as a measure of teacher effectiveness.

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