Educator: Value-added model may be best way to evaluate teachers

Susan H. Fuhrman, who is president of the National Academy of Education and Columbia University's Teachers College, argues that value-added models may be the best way to ensure that teacher evaluations tied to student achievement do not rely on factors beyond the teacher's control. Fuhrman cautions, however, about potential flaws to these models that she says should be considered by policymakers before they are used to evaluate and make important decisions about individual teachers.

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