teacher evaluation

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    Should teacher evaluations include measures of student achievement?

    House Bill 90 would prohibit the use of “local final examinations or an analysis of student work process to assess teacher performance and professional growth as part of the North Carolina Teacher Evaluation System.”  This provision would complement the decoupling of state test scores from teacher evaluations that…
    Terry Stoops, June 15, 2017
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    More evidence that performance pay works

    In “Incentives, Selection, and Teacher Performance: Evidence from IMPACT,” Thomas Dee of Stanford University and James Wyckoff of UVA evaluated Washington, D.C.’s IMPACT program.  IMPACT was one of Michelle Rhee’s signature initiatives. It included four components: 1. High-powered incentives for both high- and low-performing teachers 2. Multi-faceted measures of…
    Terry Stoops, October 21, 2013