What Is Value Added Measurement?

Value-Added Measurement is a new and common tool in the world of teacher evaluation. Many states have their own version (sometimes it’s Something-VAAS) but they all involve some mysterious math and explanations that seem so obtuse than an educated person could be excused for fearing he’s having some sort of fugue episode.

Here’s a fairly simple explanation, which includes links to places that heavy-duty math whizzes can better appreciate.


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