In today’s New York Times, Bill shares his thoughts on what a good, comprehensive system to support and evaluate teacher performance looks like. At the same time, he takes a firm stand against the practice of releasing individual teacher evaluation scores to the public, calling it “a capricious exercise in public shaming.”
Instead, he says helping teachers improve is the key ingredient of a quality evaluation system. Take a minute to read it and share your thoughts. And if you’re a teacher, I invite you to share your ideas and hear what your colleagues across the country are thinking on this important subject on the Teacher Wall.
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