Controversial teacher evaluation system is working in D.C., study says

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  • Howard Beal Provo, UT
    Oct. 20, 2013 3:52 p.m.

    If you were a teacher in D.C. I'm sure you would want to get to a more affluent neighborhood school ASAP to save your career...

  • squirt Taylorsville, ut
    Oct. 18, 2013 7:35 p.m.

    OK so let me be clear-we are celebrating the firing of teachers based on student test scores!!! Really??? DC's system has been fraught with problems. I prefer citizens who are critical thinkers, articulate, collaborators, and well-rounded.
    I also believe that teachers should be celebrated. Evaluation systems should IMPROVE instruction not be measured as successful by the number of teachers who are let go.
    DN why not publish and celebrate teachers not practices which are failing our students and public education.