Two national polls released this week come to different conclusions about whether the public supports incorporating standardized test scores into teachers' evaluations.
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August 21, 2013
August 16, 2013
In 2015, Tennessee will implement a performance-based recertification system for teachers.
August 02, 2013
A leading provider of online tools and videos for conducting teacher observations received a boost from a major public-agency procurement cooperative.
July 18, 2013
House education committee Chairman John Kline has reversed course on mandatory teacher evaluations in an NCLB renewal bill to secure support for the measure.
July 18, 2013
Education advocacy groups are staking out positions on potential changes to how teachers are evaluated, during Congress' ongoing debate over reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
July 15, 2013
The Boston district won't turn over teacher-evaluation data to a city newspaper.
June 19, 2013
Instituting teacher-evaluation systems was one of the conditions of the waivers the department offered states in exchange for getting out of some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.
June 17, 2013
The Florida Legislature has made tweaks partly in response to the NEA's complaints.
May 06, 2013
Several states have changed laws on the books on whether teacher evaluations are public records.
April 24, 2013
The Boston Teachers Union says the district's teacher-evaluation system may be discriminatory.