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Category Archives: Value Added Measure

A look at the MAP test and Value Added Measures (VAM)

Beginning this fall, teachers who have been on this system for two school years prior to 2012-2013, and who teach tested subjects and grades, will receive a student growth rating … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Part 1: High stakes testing : A little history

No one is calling the Initiative 1240 race yet but this is not the time to stop and wait to see what happens. We must move on. There is much … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Video: The nonsense of Value Added Measures (VAM)

A peer-reviewed study on VAM: The SAS Education Value-Added Assessment System (SAS® EVAAS®) in the Houston Independent School District (HISD): Intended and Unintended Consequences. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 20(12) The … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Value Added Measures: What they are and what they’re not

Value Added Measures, also referred to as VAM, and sometimes referred to as Value Added Modeling or Value Added Assessments, has made it’s way to Seattle. It has been pushed … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

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