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Strange Bedfellows, Even for Jersey

By Eduwonkette — March 24, 2008 1 min read
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eduwonk, Joe Williams, and I make strange bedfellows, but let me join them in criticizing a proposed state law barring the use of test scores to make tenure decisions. Yes, I worry that value-added models could be done all wrong. Yes, value-added models have a long way to go before they offer valid and reliable information. But a state law is too heavy handed, and sets a bad precedent.

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