Tenn. study shows ineffective teachers in consecutive years lowers test scores

Tennessee
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A new state report is highlighting the negative impact of ineffective teachers on students.

The report says that 8,000 Tennessee students had a teacher with low evaluation scores in both the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years in math, English or both.

The research shows students were less likely to be proficient or advanced on state tests when they had ineffective teachers in consecutive years.

Certain students were more likely to be taught by ineffective teachers, including English language learners, special education students and students in high poverty schools.

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