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Topic: Student test scores

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March 13, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Teacher evaluations: Learning is cumulative

I’m disappointed in the misinformed editorial on federal education funding [“WEA misleading Legislature on California education waiver,” Opinion, March 12]. Bills being pushed through the Legislature are being rushed through with little thought about their effects on teachers and students. A student score on one state test does not show the growth of that…

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February 20, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Teacher evaluations: Test students at beginning and end of instruction

In response to Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn’s call for state test scores as part of teacher evaluation: I am a science teacher in a middle school in Snohomish County [“Consider test scores in teacher evaluations,” Opinion, Feb. 13]. If the test scores used as part of my evaluation were from a pre-test…

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0 Comments | More in Education | Topics: Randy Dorn, Scott Presho, Student test scores