Essay about Who’s Grading the Teachers?

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All across the United States, there has been a push to get our students to do better in their studies. Even the Federal Government has tried to enact sweeping new changes to push the states and schools to bring all students to a higher level of competency. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 was passed to update the previous law the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The NCLB was the first government mandated overhaul in more than thirty years.
With the passage of NLCB and subsequent federal mandates, the priority has been put on educators to get State academic standards and academic achievement test scores up to minimum standards. The NCLB passage and implementation was to include accountability systems that would
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This allows parents and administrators to see that teacher was able to increase the learning that a student was exposed to, while not penalizing the teacher for previous knowledge that was lost from previous years.
In mid-2010, the Los Angeles Times ran an important story Who's teaching L.A.'s kids? In the report, the conducted study demonstrated this new approach by examining fifth-grade students from Broadous Elementary School. During the analysis of the findings, The Times noted that the students, studying the same curriculum, often learned differing amounts of the material.
With Miguel Aguilar, students consistently have made striking gains on state standardized tests, many of them vaulting from the bottom third of students in Los Angeles schools to well above average, according to a Times analysis. John Smith's pupils next door have started out slightly ahead of Aguilar's but by the end of the year have been far behind (Felch, 2010). Across the United States, many school administrators have for many years known of great discrepancies between the great proficient educators and the newer, less experienced teachers. Most have seen the undeniable effects of the wide range in teaching abilities, but at the same time

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