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Sat Oct 20, 2012, 02:58 PM

VAM a Disaster...

...in Florida:

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/vam-the-new-teacher-evaluation-system-stirs-concern-confusion/1257409

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YvonneCa Oct 2012 OP
Smarmie Doofus Oct 2012 #1
proud2BlibKansan Oct 2012 #2
mbperrin Oct 2012 #3
YvonneCa Oct 2012 #4

Response to YvonneCa (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 04:02 PM

1. It's a disaster *everywhere*. It's supposed to be so. Hence the term.....

... "Disaster Capitalism".

Contrived disasters open the doors to all sorts of goodies for the predators in our midst.

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:10 PM

2. Good point. Every teacher needs to read Shock Doctrine.

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Response to YvonneCa (Original post)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 10:46 AM

3. I wish that proponents of VAM would quit calling it a statistical measure,

just because it's got a lot of unrelated, mixed-up numbers tossed together in vaguely disgusting ways.

It's a number and word salad, not any kind of valid anything at all.

But the "right" people will make $$$$$$$ from it.

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Response to mbperrin (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 21, 2012, 02:14 PM

4. GREAT point. None of the statistics produced are...

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