Sunday, August 29, 2010
Rundown on the Problems with the Use of Student Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers report released August 29, 2010 http://educationpolicyblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/problems-with-use-of-student-test.html states "I do not know how anyone who knows the work of these scholars and who reads this brief can accept the idea of placing any stakes as to firing or awarding of merit pay based on the current status of Value-Added Assessment methodologies."
Friday, August 13, 2010
The costs of higher education continue to be an issue. Blog U had a good discussion going on the economics of higher education with people providing some suggestions on where to read up. See http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology_and_learning/questions_on_economics_of_higher_ed#Comments