Judging Teachers: the Law and Teacher Evaluation Policy Reform Efforts
with Mark Paige
The talk will address legal issues and court responses associated with policy efforts intended to improve public education and teacher quality, including those attempting to link teacher evaluation and employment status with student achievement, such as “value added modeling.”
Professor Mark Paige is an associate professor of public policy at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth where he teaches courses in education law, public school finance, and public sector labor law. He received his undergraduate degree in political science from Tufts University and a Ph.D. and J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to becoming a professor, he was a practicing attorney, representing public school districts in employment, special education, and collective bargaining matters. His research interests are in labor relations and employment in the context of public education, special education law, and school finance.
Wednesday, April 25th, 12:15-1:15, Boger 112
Free and Open to the Public
Lunch will be served
Sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life