On ED Hirsch and Value-Added Scores in ELA « Teach Like a Champion Teach Like a Champion

E.D. Hirsch had a fascinating piece over at the Gadfly blog this morning. (Who’d expect anything else?)

http://www.edexcellence.net/blog-types/common-core-watch

His argument is that linking gains in ELA to an individual teacher, especially a Reading or English teacher, is unfair, be cause reading scores, to Hisrsch, are a proxy measure of background knowledge and building background knowledvge is a school’s job- science and history teachers as much as English teachers.

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