Why Publish Teacher Evaluations?

Regarding the State Department of Data Suppression (aka VDOE) and its attempts to conceal SGP data from the public, here is an interesting piece on teacher evaluations.  In particular:

The point of empowering parents isn’t to enable them to game the system. The point is to give the small minority of teachers who fall behind some useful feedback on what’s not working and some genuine incentive to fix it.

And, perhaps more to the point, to give the School Board some incentive to do something about those inadequate teachers.