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.
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November 25, 2013
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.
October 30, 2013
The Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality released its annual report rounding up states' teacher-evaluation policies, which have become increasingly stringent over the last few years.
October 17, 2013
The city's closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay appears to have motivated weak teachers to make improvements, and to spur already-effective teachers to even higher levels of performance, a study finds.
October 08, 2013
The Syracuse Teachers Association is not happy with results indicating that 40 percent of teachers are "developing" or "ineffective."
September 18, 2013
Nontenured teachers have a greater spread in ratings under the district's new system, even while teachers find value in observation feedback and the union criticizes the system's focus on test scores.
September 04, 2013
Details haven't been made public yet, but a leaked document indicates teachers' raises will be higher than they've been in five years.
September 03, 2013
About 90 percent of teachers are succeeding in their jobs and 4 percent are ineffective, a report from the Louisiana Department of Education says.
August 26, 2013
Rhode Island will seek to delay the test-based portion of its teacher-evaluation system.