LA School Board Presses Ahead With ‘Value-Added’ Teacher Evaluations
The national debate over “value-added” teacher ratings has found an especially contentious battleground in Los Angeles.
Over the summer, Los Angeles Times reporters published teacher effectiveness ratings for 6,000 city teachers. Reporters collected seven years’ worth of data from the Los Angeles Unified School District and analyzed it according to the “value-added” system.
According to the Times‘ definition,