Feb 28, 2020
Some districts and schools use test scores to hold teachers "accountable." But what if this practice is hurting the very kids it is trying to help. Teacher and columnist Jody Stallings shares what he uncovered when he looked at this practice and why using test scores to evaluate teachers is a very bad idea.
Jody Stallings has been an award-winning public school teacher
in Charleston, South Carolina, since 1992. He is director of the
Charleston Teacher Alliance and an adjunct professor with the
American Public University System.
He writes the weekly “Teacher to Parent” column for which he is the recipient of the 2018 first place award in column writing from the South Carolina Press Association.