Maine Teachers Union Tells Education Department They Want to Be Paid Based on a Complete Lack of Results, Unless the Department Patented That Approach Already

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schoolroom in MaineAUGUSTA, Maine — Representatives of public school teachers and administrators told the Maine Department of Education on Monday that they don’t want standardized tests to play too great a role in determining whether they’re doing a good job. Some argued that standardized tests fail to measure student progress adequately so they would be even worse as a test of teachers’ skills. “It would be like playing baseball with football rules,” said Leo Todd, who teaches music to more than 500 students at Waterboro Elementary School.  (read more at the Bangor Daily News)