Teacher evaluation plan a test for LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy
The ruling issued last week orders LAUSD to include pupil progress scores in rating teachers and school administrators in order to bring the district into compliance with state law.
Although he was a defendant in the suit, the decision was viewed as a victory for Deasy, who has been a strident advocate for using test scores as one factor in teacher evaluations.
And Deasy himself sees the judge's ruling as ammunition in his fight to implement Academic Growth over Time. The complex formula of standardized tests scores and demographic