The L.A. Times‘ controversial investigation last year that rated Los Angeles schoolteachers’ effectiveness based on a value-addedresearch methodhasfaced a storm of criticism. (See Wayne Au’s recent Rethinking Schools piece.)
Now the National Education Policy Center has weighed in, finding that the research “was demonstrably inadequate to support the published rankings.”
The NEPC was covered in the Washington Post and, wouldn’t you know it, the Los Angeles Times.
Below are the headlines. Go ahead and guess which one is which.