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GYMW NEWSLETTER

Vol. 2, No. 14

February 11, 2010

 

New York, NY -- February 11, 2010 -- The President of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, in a speech delivered in Washington, says she will urge her members to accept student achievement as an integral -- not only -- part of teacher evaluation.  Weingarten says she wants to "stop the notion" that her Union is in favor of keeping bad teachers in the classroom.

         That statement -- not yet policy by any means -- at a minimum, is a big step forward in moving the education industry toward the business model of any other industry.

         Use of student achievement for education is no different than use of productivity as a gauge for evaluation of any other worker in America.  BTW, we exclude politicians.

         For more, log on to my interview with Marcus Winters, Senior Fellow for Manhattan Institute on Education Policy:

http://www.gettingyourmoneysworthnyc.com/GYMW-Show.php?item=074b

         Also, see my blog, Kids Should Come First:

http://www.gettingyourmoneysworthnyc.com/index.php

 

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