Educator: Why value-added evaluations are not constructive

The current structure of value-added evaluations for teachers are not constructive, high-school math teacher William Eger writes in this commentary. He believes in metrics, but notes that the "money-ball" approach -- made famous by baseball -- is not effective in teaching because "teachers, unlike baseball players, don't control their 'on-field' performance."

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