Column: Should teacher evaluation be tied to student ability?




Evaluation results are in on 90 percent of Indiana teachers, and there is good news and bad news.

First, the good news. About 88 percent were rated as either “effective” or “highly effective.” Only about 2 percent were reported needing improvement, and less than .5 percent were deemed “ineffective.”

Now, the bad news. About 88 percent were rated as either “effective” or “highly effective.” About 2 percent were reported needing improvement, and less than 0.5 percent were deemed “ineffective.”

 

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