Value-Added Measures in Education: The Best of the Alternatives is Simply Not Good Enough
by Audrey Amrein-Beardsley - January 12, 2012
On September 8, 2011 Teachers College Record published a book review of Douglas N. Harris’s recent book Value-Added Measures in Education. In this commentary the author takes issue with not necessarily the book's What Every Educator Needs to Know content but the author's overall endorsement of value-added, and his and others' imprudent adoption of some highly complex assumptions.
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