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Don't overrate student feedback


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 01, 2013

~~<p>The proposal to gather student opinions about their teachers in the course of job evaluations could produce some valuable information, but not data that should factor directly into calculations of their pay and position.</p>
<p>The Hawaii State Teachers Association seems to have drawn the same conclusion and has sounded an alarm about the use of student surveys, among other issues, in the revamped teacher evaluations now being piloted.</p>
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The proposal to gather student opinions about their teachers in the course of job evaluations could produce some valuable information, but not data that should factor directly into calculations of their pay and position.

The Hawaii State Teachers Association seems to have drawn the same conclusion and has sounded an alarm about the use of student surveys, among other issues, in the revamped teacher evaluations now being piloted. Login for more...



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