The introduction of the Common Core State Standards and new, more rigorous testing systems represents a tremendous challenge to the designers of new teacher evaluation systems, affecting both value-added metrics of teacher performance and classroom evaluations. How should policymakers and teacher-evaluation designers respond to the Common Core?
A panel discussion at the Revisiting Teacher Evaluation Forum in Washington, D.C., September 21, 2012.
Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of Education, Massachusetts
Susan Moore Johnson, Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Brad Jupp, Senior Program Advisor on Teacher Quality Initiatives, U.S. Department of Education
Laura Slover, Senior Vice President of Achieve, Director of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Consortium (PARCC)
Marshall Smith, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching