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The Proportionality Principle In Teacher Evaluations


Please don't take this wrong. Your research is excellent. I'm struck by your statement: "we cannot think of any mechanism by which teachers in high-poverty schools are less effective than their low-poverty counterparts, but where a more-effective set of replacements waits on the outside" That's just one reason why I ask why you want to be at a table for fixing value-added accountability. Why should we try to estimate teachers' effectiveness (for accountability purposes vs theory)? Why should we dignify the idea that a predetermined number should be fired? Fire bad teachers for being bad teachers. Its easy to identify bad teachers. Evaluate teachers for what they do. The idea of guest-imating effectiveness of teachers for evaluations should be thrown on the ash heap of history. It belongs next to the failed idea that test-driven accountability can improve schools. The jury is in. Attaching stakes to tests has failed. I propose a two part proposal for economists who want to help poor children of color. Design research projects for a litigation campaign against today's teacher evaluations laws, and then devise methodologies for informing the next wave of reform which is based on values worthy of public schools in a democracy.

Right now all are get education but not get values education. So i advice to all, provide value education in every schools and improve student knowledge.

If you are principle of the school or colleges than improve your staff knowledge and their evolution is your responsibility. I like this article because as a teacher i expect the suggestion of my principle what is helpful for me and helping to improve my college.


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