The Gates Foundation is redirecting its financial backing away from teacher evaluation overhaul efforts to more "locally-driven solutions."
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February 15, 2018
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.
November 01, 2017
Decisions about what elements to include in a teacher evaluation system, such as value-added measures, and how much weight to give them can have significant impacts on who is deemed proficient, according to a new study.
October 26, 2017
The Houston school district has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the teacher's union over the school system's controversial teacher evaluation system, which involved a secret algorithm.
October 23, 2017
Some states are already backing off of linking student test scores to teacher evaluations--but it's not because the Gates funding stream is ending.
September 07, 2017
A new brief offers strategies for improving how administrators provide feedback on teachers' performance, including letting teachers lead their own debriefing sessions.
August 03, 2017
A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.
July 07, 2017
Principals are more likely to rate teachers as ineffective in a confidential setting than on a formal evaluation with stakes attached, a new study finds.
April 10, 2017
The governor's plan reduces the weight of student test scores in teacher evaluations from 50 percent to 35 percent.
April 10, 2017
The Nutmeg State is walking back a plan to incorporate students' standardized test scores into teachers' performance evaluations.