Gates Foundation Report On Measuring Teacher Effectiveness Suggests Three-Pronged Approach (The Huffington Post)

The Huffington PostA report authored by Douglas Staiger, John French Professor of Economics, and Thomas J. Kane, deputy director of research and data at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and professor of education and economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education argues that teachers should be assessed based on a combination of classroom observations, student feedback, and value-added student achievement gains.

“Gathering Feedback for Teaching” is the second in a series of four reports detailing the work of the Measures of Effective Teaching project, sponsored by the Gates Foundation.

Read the full story, published 1/9/12 by The Huffington Post.

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