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Grading The Teachers: Performance Often Not Reflected In Pay

Toledo 7th grade teacher Emily Brown helps students with a science experiment on the motion of waves. Brown has been rated most effective in math twice, and most effective than average in reading.
18, 2013

An analysis by a coalition of Ohio public radio stations and The Plain Dealer shows there is little correlation between a teacher’s performance and how much they are paid. Across the state, teachers who score the lowest on the new “value added” measurement frequently make more than those who score the highest.