Wake Ed

February 21, 2014

Wake County teachers exceed state average on effectiveness

New state data shows that 91.6 percent of Wake County’s teachers met or exceeded state goals for student gains on test scores. That compares to 79.3 percent of teachers statewide.

UPDATE: Click here to view the Wake County school system’s press release on the ratings.

Wake County teachers are outperforming the rest of the state based on new statewide teacher effectiveness data.

The data showed that 91.6 percent of Wake’s teachers met or exceeded state goals for student gains on test scores. That compares to 79.3 percent of teachers statewide.

Click here to look at results for the state, school districts and individual schools. The figures in question are Standard 6.

Click here for today’s article by Charlotte Observer reporter Ann Doss Helms on the results that were released.

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