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Washington, DC Schools dismiss teachers for poor performance

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A year after establishing a new teacher evaluation system (IMPACT), Washington DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee dismissed 241 teachers last week—some 6% of all teachers in the public system. Most had received the lowest possible rating, “ineffective,” on the four-point evaluation scale. An additional 737 received the second lowest rating (“minimally effective”),…Read more +

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