Do Teacher Evaluations Help Students?

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The American Institutes for Research is conducting a two-year study to determine whether teacher and principal evaluations have an effect on student learning. As part of the study, educators in Laramie, Wyoming, were trained in a more rigorous evaluation methods. The results from the new method will be compared with progress made at schools that did not make changes to their evaluation systems. The article is from the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle.