Here’s this week’s “round-up” of useful articles on educational policy issues:
Student achievement and teacher evaluations: The math doesn’t add up? is by Scott McLeod. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
“Performance Anxiety”: Improving Measures for Teacher Evaluations is by Ilana Garon. I’m adding it to the same list.
“Corporate Reform” or Failed, Desperate Corporate Management? is from School Finance 101. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Explaining Why Schools Should Not Be Run Like Businesses.
Here we go again: L.A. Unified teachers ratings should be disclosed, judge rules is from the Los Angeles Times..
Performance assessments may not be ‘reliable’ or ‘valid.’ So what? is form Scott McLeod. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Performance Assessment.
How Garfield High Defeated the MAP Test is from Seattle Magazine. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On The Seattle Standardized Test Boycott.
The Characteristics Of SIG Schools is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Four School Improvement Grant Models.
Games People Play in Modern School Reform is by Sam Chaltain. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).