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Evaluating Teachers LA Times-RAND Report


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Evaluating Teachers LA Times-RAND Report

Bill Jackson offers a review of the Los Angeles Times-RAND Corporation study of the effectiveness of 6,000 teachers in Los Angeles published August 14, 2010. The report includes these findings:

• Students of highly effective teachers routinely increase scores from below grade level to advanced in a single year.

- There is a substantial gap at year's end between students whose teachers were in the top 10% in effectiveness and the bottom 10%.

•Contrary to popular belief, the quality of...
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