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Podcast: Considerations In Measuring Educator Effectiveness: A Talk by Stanley Rabinowitz

A talk by Stanley Rabinowitz, Ph.D., of the Accountability and Assessment Comprehensive Center is available as a 25-minute podcast or transcript.

Dr. Rabinowitz discusses what states can do, given that policy is ahead of the field on this topic, prompted by Race to the Top. He distinguishes between levels of data reliability and lays out a research agenda for a "model neutral" system that includes not only assessment but also observations and methods to make observations and performance measures valid and reliable.

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