Teacher Evaluations Highlight Divide Between Unions and Reformers

By Matt Cole
The new system of evaluating teacher effectiveness often includes “value-added” data that measures the extra value a teacher adds to a student's standardized test score. Value-added data offers an objective measure of teacher effectiveness that did not previously exist.

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