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The Myths of Teaching Profession

A standout amongst the most persisting and baffling fantasies about instructors is that once you turn into an educator, you have an occupation forever (on account of those troublesome associations) paying little heed to execution. You hear it all around: Teachers have residency and that

Testing the metrics

MIT researchers refine yardstick for measuring schools and teachers by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In recent years, 14 states in the U.S. have begun assessing teachers and schools using Value-Added Models, or VAMs. The idea is simple enough: A VAM looks at