Teacher Performance Data Stirs Evaluation Debate

Jason Felch, investigative reporter, Los Angeles Times
Kate Walsh, president, National Council On Teacher Quality
Doug Lemov, author, Teach Like A Champion: 49 Techniques That Put Students On The Path To College

Everyone agrees teacher performance is crucial to student achievement, but there is no consensus on how best to evaluate educators. The Los Angeles Times has fanned the heated debate by publishing the names of 6,000 L.A. teachers, along with data showing their students' test performance.

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