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Education Watch Podcast: The Highs and Lows of New Teacher Evaluation Laws

Published:  October 31, 2012
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More than 20 states have recently passed legislation establishing new systems for how they evaluate teachers. In this week's podcast, Sara Mead of Bellwether Education Partners and Laura Bornfreund of New America discuss the potential consequences of these rapid policy changes. Clare McCann of New America breaks down the education issues driving the Virginia senate race. Maggie Severns hosts.

Listen to the podcast here. The paper Mead discusses is The hangover: Nation's teacher evaluation binge has unintended consequences, out this fall from the American Enterprise Institute.

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