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Marcus Winters: Teachers Matter and How to Evaluate Them

June 20, 2012

Americans generally agree that teachers are important, but just how important are they and how do we know?

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Americans generally agree that teachers are important, but just how important are they and how do we know? Marcus Winters, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Public Policy, joins the School Reform News podcast to discuss this and his review of the available research on teacher evaluation policies in his new book, Teachers Matter: Rethinking how Public Schools Identify, Reward, and Retain Great Teachers

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Joy Pullmann is a research fellow on education policy for The Heartland Institute and managing editor of The Federalist, a web magazine on politics, policy, and culture.
jpullmann@heartland.org @JoyPullmann