Rating Teachers in the new NCLB World

See this article from the San Antonio Express News…lawmakers in Texas, including one of the original architects of NCLB, want to devise a new system to measure how teachers perform in the classroom. Many remain concerned that the most inexperienced teachers end up in the more poorest performing schools (sound familiar). “The achievement gap between poor and middle-class students is driving the emphasis on teacher quality,” says lawyer Sandy Kress.

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