Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 12/28/2010
Teacher Rankings, Once Internal, Are Now Questioned - NYTimes.com
This New York Times article mentions that with one year of data that 35% of teachers are misranked and with three years of data that 25% of teachers are misranked. Therefore, I would say that if we lean heavily on the data that we will be incorrectly "dealing with" 25% of teachers -- ticking off good ones and making them leave and rewarding bad ones. We can do better than this administrators and school boards. Come on!