Two sisters, plaintiffs in Vergara v. California, take the stand.
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February 12, 2014
February 11, 2014
Neither New York's governor nor its teachers' unions like flexibility announced by the state's Regents on teacher evaluation results.
February 10, 2014
Teachers in New York will for now be able to appeal evaluation results on the basis that they didn't receive enough training or support for implementation.
January 31, 2014
As the Vergara v. California civil trial wrapped up its first week here, plaintiffs and their witnesses were beginning to confront this very charged question.
January 27, 2014
A pathbreaking and controversial trial on teacher protections begins this week in Los Angeles, with implications for policies on teacher seniority, tenure, and dismissal.
January 07, 2014
Once again, value-added is a no-go for the American Federation of Teachers.
December 23, 2013
Scores were wrong for only a small fraction of teachers, the school system says, but the president of the Washington Teachers Union says she is "deeply disturbed" by the information.
November 25, 2013
A state court says the state's education secretary acted within her authority in crafting a teacher-evaluation system put into place this school year.
November 13, 2013
Appeals courts in California and Florida have just ruled that releasing 'valued-added' data on teachers' performance is in the public interest.
November 12, 2013
Frameworks for judging teachers are too dense and focus too much on skills over content, a research and advocacy group asserts.