A midsize school district with about 50 schools could spend more than $1 million in the first year of implementing a new teacher-evaluation system, according to a recent analysis. Education reporter Stephen Sawchuk writes in this blog post that the Value-Added Research Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison's Wisconsin Center for Education Research evaluated the cost of three approaches to value-added assessments and found that the cost of implementation is likely to vary based on how the value-added systems are established and the size of the district.

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