Now it’s the “Hunger Games”? Will this survey ever be properly and scientifically administered?
All good questions.
“Many suggested in their comments that merit pay would lead to the Hunger Games of public educators,” said recent UNCW graduate Megan Oakes, referring to the competitive culture performance-based pay could create.
Said grad student Oakes…
Remember that skewed, unscientific “survey” from UNCW? Well, if at first you don’t succeed with your
push poll survey, try and try again. This time, the NCAE is pushing it. This one is clearly geared towards teachers, judging by the questions. It’s distribution method is about as sound as the first one by Imig and Smith.
The image below is via Facebook, which is of course where scientific surveys start, right?
The link in the post takes you here.
The opening sentence is this:
This survey is intended to collect information from teachers regarding perceptions, experiences and impacts related to the educator evaluation system, merit pay and Race to the Top reforms in North Carolina.
Race To The Top Funds are heavily tied to Common Core and its implementation, yet there is not a single reference to it on this “survey”. That’s not surprising given the NCAE has…
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