Research: Classroom observation scores for Tennessee teachers vary by race and gender

New research by the Tennessee Education Research Alliance at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College reveals that Black and male teachers in Tennessee have received lower observation scores than white and female teachers every year since the state’s evaluation system began in 2011. Those gaps among race and gender remain even when comparing similarly qualified teachers who perform the same according to other metrics, such as their value-added contribution to student achievement.

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