Yearly Archives: 2008

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Rewriting Accountability Under the No Child Left Behind Act

A reauthorized No Child Left Behind Act needs to measure school performance on the basis of student growth, not just student proficiency Continue reading

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Teacher Evaluation and Teacher Quality

Originally published in Voices in Urban Education¬†with co-author Robert Rothman. The troubled state of teacher evaluation is a glaring and largely neglected problem in public education, one with consequences that extend far beyond the current debate over performance pay. Because … Continue reading

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US Education: Still at Risk

A quarter century ago, an explosive federal report launched a national crusade to fix American education. There’s still much work to be done. Continue reading

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Using Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations is Tricky

Using student test scores to evaluate teachers is harder than it seems Continue reading

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Rush to Judgment: Teacher Evaluation in Public Education

Teacher evaluation is the missing link in the teacher reform movement Continue reading

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