Leading via Teacher Evaluation: The Case of the Missing Clothes?

Leading via Teacher Evaluation: The Case of the Missing Clothes?

Issue/Topic: Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
Author(s): Hallinger, Philip; Heck, Ronald; Murphy, Joseph
Publication: Educational Researcher
Published On: 7/30/2013

Over the last two decades, considerable evidence has accumulated about the cardinal position of teachers and teaching in the school improvement equation. Simultaneously, a new era of accountability in education began to take root in the 1990s. Not surprisingly, efforts to strengthen teaching have since been on the rise. A good portion of that energy is being devoted to teacher evaluations that hold individual teachers accountable for year-to-year gains in their students' achievement.

To determine whether teacher evaluation is a good candidate to power school improvement and enhance student learning

We should be cautious in accepting claims about the ability of teacher evaluation, even in its newest form, to power significant school improvement or effectively inform personnel decisions.

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