Friday, November 16, 2012

New L.A. teachers too often placed with neediest students, study finds - latimes.com

New L.A. teachers too often placed with neediest students, study finds - latimes.com:


New L.A. teachers too often placed with neediest students, study finds



A new study has found that inexperienced teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District are disproportionately more likely to be assigned to lower-performing math students, perpetuating the achievement gap.
The study also found that L.A. Unified teachers “vary substantially” in their effectiveness, with top teachers able to give students the equivalent of eight additional months of learning in a year compared with weaker instructors.
Such findings raise “deep concerns,” said Drew Furedi, the district’s executive director of talent management 

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