Also, King's full plan -- with all 240 pages -- is posted, and is shown to be a bureaucratic nightmare. I noticed on the press release his reiterated judgment that "Teachers rated ineffective on student performance based on objective assessments must be rated ineffective overall." This means despite the claim that there are multiple measures, one year's worth of unreliable and inherently volatile test scores will trump all.
Lots of news and commentary this morning on Commissioner John King’s
|From the front page of today's NY Post|
Shameless plug: Arthur, along with another prominent critic of the junk science of teacher evaluation, Gary Rubinstein, will be honored at our annual "Skinny" award dinner on June 18; be there or be square.