"Grading the Teachers"

Number 24698
Subject Education
Source Los Angeles Times
State CA
Year 2010
Publication Date 8/14/2010; 8/21/2010; 8/29/2010
Summary The LA Times studied schools throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. Using gain-score analysis, data linking standardized test scores and various evaluation techniques, the Times identified the "most and least effective" teachers and schools in the district. Reporters examined schools ranked high by the API standard, only to find inconsistencies in student performance.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 32
Keywords California Standards Test; API; Los Angeles Unified School District; LAUSD; RAND; California Public Records Act; United Teachers L.A.
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