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Leading Economist: Gates Value-Added Research Deeply Flawed, Ignores Its Own Data

January 13, 2011 by khart  
Filed under Teacher Quality, Top Stories

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By Kevin Hart One of the country’s leading economists is warning that a Gates Foundation study on value-added teacher evaluation not only fails to meet key academic standards, but that it dangerously misinterprets its own data. Last month, the Gates Foundation released the first report of the Measures of Effective Teaching project, and the report [...]