The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation introduced the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project to develop and test multiple measures of teacher effectiveness. This document explores the overarching purpose and functionality of a validation engine, which was designed to help districts determine if their observation protocols routinely assign the highest ratings to teachers whose students grew the most, in terms of academic performance, and the lowest ratings to teachers whose students grew the least.
A network of educators in New York turned to a practical measurement tool to support their school improvement efforts: the Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) Elevate student survey.
Sign up for our newsletter
Subscribe to get timely and informative updates directly from the U.S. Program team. The newsletter will offer research, resources, and materials that U.S. Program and our partners create to improve education for all. Subscribe today to read about lessons learned from practitioners.