Sachiko Miyaji was one of five teachers in the pilot evaluation program last year at Melrose Elementary School. She said student test scores don’t measure the vibrancy of what’s happening in the classroom.Carlos A. Moreno / The Center for Investigative Reporting LOS ANGELES – Robin Wynne Davis was taken aback last year when the state […]
Ashly McGlone covers San Leandro, San Lorenzo and the Washington Township Health Care District for Bay Area News Group, which includes the San Jose Mercury News and Oakland Tribune. McGlone worked at San Diego Union-Tribune from July 2010 through September 2012. She uncovered and documented questionable activities and malfeasance in San Diego County schools and other government entities, including fraudulent billings, undisclosed conflicts of interest, grade-changing and double-dipping.
Long-neglected law on teacher evaluations rises to forefront
Melrose Elementary teachers and its principal, Bernadette Lucas, took part in Los Angeles Unified School District’s pilot teacher evaluation program, which factored in student achievement to determine teacher effectiveness.Carlos A. Moreno / The Center for Investigative Reporting LOS ANGELES – The road to an agreement on teacher evaluations has been a long and costly one […]