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Nothing to Hide and No Excuses: Video Evaluation to Raise Teacher Quality

This stuff is for real. The Gates Foundation has invested $335 million in video evaluation of teachers: "The goal is to study what is taking place on a ...

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Comment by Chris Miraglia on December 23, 2010 at 6:34pm
It's amazing that states are willing to accept millions of dollars from the Gates Foundation in a venture that doesn't even include teachers as the evaluators. How much are freedom are educators willing to give up?  Wouldn't it be nice if states adequately funded education and allowed teachers to be part of building a constructive evaluative process?
Comment by Tom King on December 19, 2010 at 8:21pm

Makes me wonder if it's all about raising the bar, or driving us all to the nearest bar.

Such madness! Let's get learners more in charge of their own learning. That actually could help....

By the way, I am not related to Charles Foster King....in any way!

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