A forthcoming study from a University of Missouri team says that teacher evaluation should compare teachers and students in "equally circumstanced" schools.
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January 27, 2015
January 21, 2015
Many California districts continue not to include student learning as a measure of teacher quality, a new report from the advocacy group EdVoice alleges.
January 13, 2015
New York law has made it possible for parents to view the final score their students' teachers receive, but few are availing themselves of the opportunity.
December 30, 2014
Gov. Cuomo has vetoed his own bill to delay the use of common-core tests in teachers' evaluations.
December 10, 2014
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.
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.