Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 9 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H3'ed 7/18/18

Carol Burris: The Definitive Account of Bill Gates's Disastrous Teacher Evaluation Project;: A Tragedy & Farce

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

File:Fraud.jpg - Wikimedia Commons1024 ├-- 683 - 121k - jpg
File:Fraud.jpg - Wikimedia Commons1024 ├-- 683 - 121k - jpg
(Image by commons.wikimedia.org)
  Details   DMCA

Carol Burris, the brilliant executive director of the Network for Public Education, has written the definitive account of Bill Gates's disastrous teacher evaluation project, which wasted $215 million of his dollars, but over $350 million of state, local, & federal dollars (ours). Dr Ravitch urges you to read it. Not many are likely to read the 600 page RAND report evaluating the project. Burris did. The study examined the effects over six years; a key feature was teacher evaluations systems similar to NY's. It concluded that the IP project did not improve either student achievement or the quality of teachers. In fact, it did more harm than good. The cost was astronomical. Taxpayers paid most of the costs via local or federal tax dollars and, resulted in increased teacher turnover.The report found no evidence that the quality of the teachers recruited improved.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At dianeravitch.net

 

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 439 Articles in "FRAUD & Mendacity."

Other Series: View All 612 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 17 Articles in "NPE: NETWORK FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION"

Other Series: View All 466 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 984 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 16 Articles in "TESTS: the truth about PARCC"

Other Series: View All 224 Articles in "War on teachers and the profession"

Other Series: View All 198 Articles in "WEALTH"

Other Series: View All 568 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: