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Fixing Education

Source: Posted By: pete H...4563 days ago

Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the annual meeting of the National Education Association (NEA) on July 2, 2009. He told the delegates from this incredibly large group of educators that one of his plans for fixing education is to institute merit pay for teachers. The merit pay, he explained, would be linked to: a teacher's evaluation by her superior, any extra work the teacher performed, and (drum roll, please) the standardized test scores of her students.

"No! No!" cried the delegates.....

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