In yet another setback for Students Matter, judge rules that districts have discretion over whether to use test scores to evaluate educators.
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September 20, 2016
September 02, 2016
Students Matter is suing 13 California school districts, claiming they are in violation of a state law that requires the use of student test scores in teacher evaluations.
September 01, 2016
While most states have spent 2016 reducing the weight placed on student test scores in teacher evaluations, New Jersey has decided to triple it.
August 26, 2016
Summer vacation continues for millions of Mexican students as a dissident teachers' union shows no intention of ending protests over teacher evaluations.
July 20, 2016
Dozens of veteran Denver educators will lose their tenure status due to a 2010 state law, which was passed as part of an effort to win Race to the Top dollars.
July 11, 2016
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen García has written Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to voice support for teachers protesting his plans to start evaluating educators based on tests.
June 23, 2016
Following deadly protests in the state of Oaxaca, the Mexican government and a dissident teachers' union have agreed to talks over the administration's education reform agenda.
June 15, 2016
The pact reduces the number of reviews for some teachers, takes the focus off test scores, and slims the number of components and categories.
May 16, 2016
Seven years after federal policy began to push for an overhaul to teacher evaluation, two reports look at where the evaluation conversation is now.
May 10, 2016
The ruling tosses out the teacher's score, but doesn't have broader implications for the state system.