The Measures of Effective Teaching project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is a groundbreaking effort to identify reliable measures of teacher performance through an intensive study of 3,000 teachers across the country using multiple types of performance measures, ranging from test scores to sophisticated observation tools and student and parent surveys. Preliminary results released Friday suggest value-added measures and student surveys are both good at identifying the most effective teachers.
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