Evaluating principals, too

Principals are finally getting their turn in the spotlight. The Connecticut Mirror recently ran an article highlighting a proposal I’m seeing more and more: evaluating principals according to students’ and teacher’s progress, just as has been proposed for teachers. As reported, the proposed Connecticut plan “calls for student performance and test results to count for

Principals matter too!

A couple weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend the CALDER Center’s annual value-added conference. For those of you who are not aware of CALDER, it is a group of some of the most respected academic researchers from around the country now housed at the American Institutes of Research (AIR) who conduct high quality