News about new video evaluation system of teachers. . . so teachers can be held accountable for delivery of results.
School Reform Foundation and Charter Teachers for the Future of America have a plan for teacher evaluation. Every reform cliche is turned on its head here, starting with "the strong correlation between student low performance and teachers having desks."
Some other highlights...
"We need an inquisition to make schools strong again."
..."with video replay and stop motion we can analyze every last twitch or spasm in transforming student outcomes."
"You're not hiding something are you?"
This stuff is for real. The Gates Foundation has invested $335 million in video evaluation of teachers: "The goal is to study what is taking place on a scientific level; to note what is working and what is not working... While we all wait for Superman to come along for our children and for the economy, we are fortunate to have those with the means reach out and do something about our failing schools http://groundupct.wordpress.com/2010/12/04/gates-foundation-invest-335-million-in-teacher-evaluation/."