Joan Herman

Director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, UCLA

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Director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing at the University of California-Los Angeles, and author of Tracking Your School's Success: A Guide to Sensible Evaluation

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Last night we heard about the Los Angeles Times  blockbuster education report , the release of records on 6000 3rd through 5th grade elementary teachers and what's called a "value…

Evaluating Our Teachers, Part 2

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