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ERRATA Summary of Value-Added Forum at 89.3 KPCC (tags)
I made one factual error about the Times database, which does not change the injustice of how they treated Rigo.
Summary of KPCC Forum on "Value-Added" Evaluation of Teachers (tags)
This summary of a Public Radio forum takes on special relevance because of the recent tragic death of Rigoberto Ruelas, an excellent teacher who was rated "less effective" by the Los Angeles Times
Union-Bashing and Teacher-Bashing In The Wake of the Rigo Ruelas Tragedy (tags)
We don't know anything about Rigo Ruelas' death, except that we lost an excellent teacher. But some anti-union and anti-teacher bloggers are still defending the Times, pretending they know what kind of teacher Rigo was.
Rigo Ruelas' brother on KPCC (tags)
Rigo, of course, is the teacher who recently died after experiencing job-related stress, including a low rating in the LA Times database of teachers. Supposedly it was suicide. We who worked with him know what a lie the LA Times ranking is.