Grading Teachers on Student Test Scores? Trisha Crain on “PREP Act”

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Should educators be evaluated partly on student test scores? Should it take five years rather than three for teachers to get tenure? If State Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh’s “Preparing and Rewarding Educational Professionals (PREP) Act” becomes law, those changes and more are coming to Alabama’s schools. So WBHM’s Dan Carsen talks with Alabama School Connection analyst Trisha Powell Crain about the controversial bill, formerly known as “The RAISE Act.” Listen above for the five-minute on-air version, or below for the web-exclusive 20-minute version. To read the bill filed today, click here.