Aaron Pallas Asks: What’s the Worst that can Happen With Betsy Devos as Education Secretary?

He gives two possible scenarios. The first one is pretty friggin’ bad. I won’t give any details, but I think there are plenty of other really bad scenarios that he didn’t consider. Can you think of any, after reading his take?

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http://hechingerreport.org/whats-worst-happen-new-ed-secretary-betsy-devos-scenarios/

The Ratings Game in Syracuse, New York

An article by Aaron Pallas explains how the insane numbers game of teacher ratings produced a result that not a single elementary school or middle school teacher in Syracuse NY ended up with a ‘highly effective’ rating.

It all depends on how you set up the rules.

But it’s no way to run a school system.

 

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