Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Brian Rowan quoted in article about teacher evaluation pilot program

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Brian Rowan quoted in article about teacher evaluation pilot program

Brian Rowan was recently quoted in an article on the popular news analysis web site Bridge about some of the problems that are occurring in Michigan schools where the state’s proposed teacher teacher evaluation system is being piloted. Rowan is part of a team from the Institute for Social Research charged with assessing pilot programs at 14 school districts in Michigan. Rowan said in the article that the number of times teachers were observed “varied tremendously” from school to school, and found that reliability in evaluations increased with multiple observations.

Read the complete article here.


 

Brian Rowan is Burke A. Hinsdale Collegiate Professor, School of Education; Research Professor, Institute for Social Research

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