Bill Haslam, a Republican, says teachers have convinced him that there should be less weight given to test scores in the state's teacher-evaluation system.
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December 03, 2014
The National Association of Secondary School Principals says the estimates shouldn't factor into personnel decisions on teachers.
October 22, 2014
In what may have broader implications, Newark jumped the gun in seeking the dismissal of the teacher under a new teacher-evaluation law, an arbitrator decided.
September 29, 2014
New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
September 10, 2014
Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.
August 26, 2014
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
August 22, 2014
Continuing a trend, Hawaii and Delaware data show an overwhelming majority of teachers meeting standards.
July 28, 2014
A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.
July 24, 2014
The latest in a back-and-forth between The Los Angeles Times and the nation's second-largest district over access to teacher "value added" information.
July 07, 2014
The National Education Association adopted policy formally proscribing the use of standardized tests in teachers' evaluations--a stronger stance than just three years earlier.