Friday Facts: August 24, 2012

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Florida Keeps Raising the Bar

Florida Governor Rick Scott took office last week and appears ready to stand behind the kind of reforms that made Florida a national leader in education reform and positive results for students under former Governor Jeb Bush.

His education transition …

Value-Added in NYC

Last week NYC Chancellor Joel Klein proposed publishing individual teachers' value-added data, L.A. Times-style.

Current teacher evaluation systems do not take student achievement into account. That's a given.  Value-added models (VAM), w…