When employees get an unfair performance appraisal, typically their only choices are to accept the blot on their work record or find a new job. But not if you’re New York teacher Sheri Lederman.
According to the Washington Post, even her school superintendent says that “her record is flawless” and that “she is highly regarded as an educator.” Her students also performed better than average on state tests. So why was she rated as “ineffective”?
That is the mystery Lederman, a fourth-grade public school teacher in Great Neck, New York, is hoping to uncover by suing the state officials who evaluated her. Educators in New York use a complicated computer model to figure out how students should perform, a common measure of teacher performance.
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