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More on the VAM sham:
‘Creative … motivating’ and fired
Teach For America alumni Gary Rubenstein (still teaching after 20 years) also addresses the VAM sham:
Re: Murray’s internship proposal, abolishing unpaid ones isn’t the only way to support equity: an organization could offer scholarships for unpaid interns. Seems wacky, but leveling the playing field doesn’t always involve obliterating the perceived source of inequity.
I wonder how most kids and parents would feel if we graded students with the same 20 percentage point confidence interval that NYC teachers are graded by.
Suzy…you earned a 75 (C+) in my class. I’m 95% confident that your true grade is somewhere between a 55 (F) and a 95 (A).
Sorry about that Ivy League application. But data are data.