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Grading Teachers, Grading Schools
Is Student Achievement a Valid Evaluation Measure?

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August 1997 | 304 pages | Corwin
In an extensive review of teacher and school evaluation, one is not likely to find an issue more divisive than the question of how best, in high-stakes contexts, to evaluate how well teachers and schools accomplish their task of educating students.

This book explores four contemporary approaches to using learning gains to evaluate the effectiveness of teachers and schools.

 
PART ONE: ORIGINS AND UNDERPINNINGS
Jason Millman and H Del Schalock
Beginnings and Introduction
 
PART TWO: THE OREGON WORK SAMPLE METHODOLOGY
Bill Cowart and David Myton
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Rationale and Background

 
H Del Schalock, Mark Schalock and Gerald Girod
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample as Used at Western Oregon State College
Peter W Airasian
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Potential and Problems

 
Daniel L Stufflebeam
Oregon's Teacher Effectiveness Work Sample Methodology
Educational Policy Review

 
H Del Schalock, Mark Schalock and Gerald Girod
Reflections on Comments by Professors Airasian and Stufflebeam
 
PART THREE: THE DALLAS VALUE-ADDED ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM
Luvern L Cunningham
In the Beginning
William J Webster and Robert L Mendro
The Dallas Value-Added Accountability System
Yeow Meng Thum and Anthony S Bryk
Value-Added Productivity Indicators
The Dallas System

 
Gary Sykes
On Trial
The Dallas Value Added Accountability System

 
William J Webster et al
Little Practical Difference and Pie in the Sky
A Response to Thum and Bryk and a Rejoinder to Sykes

 
 
PART FOUR: THE TENNESSEE VALUE-ADDED ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Patricia E Ceperley and Kip Reel
The Impetus for Tennessee's Value-Added Assessment System
William L Sanders, Arnold M Saxton and Sandra P Horn
The Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System
A Quantitative Outcomes-Based Approach to Educational Assessment

 
Richard B Darlington
TVAAS
A Challenge to Familiar Assessment Methods

 
William L Sanders et al
Response to the Reviewers
 
PART FIVE: THE KENTUCKY INSTRUCTIONAL RESULTS INFORMATIONS SYSTEM
Doris Redfield and Roger Pankratz
Historical Background
The Kentucky School Accountability Index

 
Neal Kingston and Ed Reidy
Ronald K Hambleton
 
Measurement Quality of the Kentucky Instructional Results Information System, 1991-1994
Daniel L Stufflebeam
Overview and Assessment of the Kentucky Instructional Results Informations System
Neal Kingston and Ed Reidy
KIRIS Meets the Critics
A Little Light and Much Heat

 
 
PART SIX: SYNTHESIS AND PERSPECTIVES
Jason Millman
How Do I Judge Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
Linda Darling-Hammond
Toward What End?
The Evaluation of Student Learning for the Improvement of Teaching

 
W James Popham
The Moth and the Flame
Student Learning as a Criterion of Instructional Competence

 

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Jason Millman

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Jason Millman, a Cornell University professor of education and an expert on standardized testing methods, died Feb. 22 in Lake Oswego, Ore., where he was visiting family. He died from complications arising from Shy-Drager Syndrome. He was 64. ... More About Author

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