Michael DesHotels, an experienced educator explains here why the Rand study concluded that the Obama-Duncan teacher evaluation program flopped. Gates wasted $575 million -- expensive and time consuming teacher evaluation system was
implemented without knowing if it would work. All that money and effort
just drove a lot of good teachers out of the profession without
improving student learning.The federal and state governments wasted billions. Thousands of teachers lost their careers and reputations. Another reformer disaster. Unfortunately, the Obama education department had convinced most of the country to implement the same defective evaluation system at the same time before we could see the results of the study. So just like implementation of Common Core, which was also pushed upon school systems by the Gates Foundation,'