Research shows that value-added does pick up performance information on teachers, but that doesn't mean it ought to be used for evaluation purposes.
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November 19, 2015
November 04, 2015
A new "state of the states" report by NCTQ makes the case that evaluations through test scores are already part of the picture in most states.
October 28, 2015
Phillips' next move is unclear, but it's likely to be somewhere in the K-12 education world.
October 09, 2015
Be sure to check out our new resource on which states' teacher-evaluation systems are being challenged, and why.
September 17, 2015
In the latest change, some New York teachers could appeal their "growth score" under new regulations approved by the state Board of Regents.
July 17, 2015
From the team that brought you the Vergara v. California lawsuit comes a new legal challenge aimed at forcing districts to use test scores to evaluate their teachers.
June 11, 2015
The Mexican government has reinstated its plan to implement evaluations for public school teachers in the country, after suspending it last month amid protests by teachers.
June 03, 2015
Members of radical wing of Mexico's national teachers' union went on an indefinite strike this week in an attempt block President Enrique Peña Nieto's education-overhaul package, according to news reports.
May 08, 2015
Fewer teachers got ratings of "effective" or better under the state's controversial new rating system.
March 30, 2015
The tentative framework would tighten tenure and dismissal processes and require the state education department to develop a new teacher-evaluation system.