Douglas Harris

University of Wisconsin

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Economist and Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, and author of Value-Added Measures in Education: What Every Educator Needs to Know

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Evaluations of teachers based on student test scores have been made public in  New York  and  Los Angeles . Will that make public schools better or worse?

Should Teacher Evaluations Be Public Information?

Evaluations of teachers based on student test scores have been made public in New York and Los Angeles . Will that make public schools better or worse?

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Two years ago,  teacher evaluations  were made public after the Los Angeles Times filed a Freedom of Information request.  Last year in New York, education officials asked reporters to…

Should Teacher Evaluations Be Public Information?

Two years ago, teacher evaluations were made public after the Los Angeles Times filed a Freedom of Information request.  Last year in New York, education officials asked reporters to…

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