Via @latimes: an LAUSD high school teacher reviews the reviewers. Her Avg Growth Over Time report relied on scores from 9th grade repeaters of her 10th grade English class–her least motivated students. Does it give the full picture of her teaching? Hardly.
An L.A. teacher reviews her review
For the first time this year, LAUSD has prepared reports for teachers that rate their effectiveness. When I received an email saying I could now view my own personal “Average Growth over Time” report, I opened it with a combination of trepidation, resignation and indignation.