Via @DianeRavitch, in the @NYRB: “Of course, teachers should be evaluated. They should be evaluated by experienced principals and peers. No incompetent teacher should be allowed to remain in the classroom.” But expanding teach to the test is not the answer.
No Student Left Untested by Diane Ravitch | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books
President Obama said in his State of the Union address that teachers should “stop teaching to the test,” but his own Race to the Top program is the source of New York’s hurried and wrong-headed teacher evaluation plan. According to Race to the Top, states are required to evaluate teachers based in p…