The Aspen Institute says districts should gather feedback from teachers on whether new evaluation systems are helping or hurting morale and school culture.
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April 24, 2013
April 18, 2013
A long-awaited and much delayed teacher contract was overwhelmingly approved by Hawaii's teachers.
April 04, 2013
Bill Gates warns that hasty implementation of poor teacher-evaluation measures jeopardize the systems' ability to improve teaching and learning.
April 01, 2013
The cost of new teacher-evaluation systems is likely to vary based on how states and districts choose to establish student-growth measures for all teachers.
February 21, 2013
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the state to impose an evaluation system on New York City if the district and union cannot agree on one.
February 12, 2013
The professional-development implications of a K-12 system that deems all teachers to be effective or better.
February 04, 2013
Two scholars examine findings from the big Gates Foundation-backed study of teaching.
January 17, 2013
A state-imposed deadline for having a teacher-evaluation plan in place has come and gone, potentially imperiling some $250 million in state education aid for New York City.
December 08, 2012
The Florida department of education posted the first round of aggregate results from its new teacher evaluation system, then withdrew it within hours due to errors.
December 03, 2012
Los Angeles' schools and teachers' union have reached a tentative pact about the conditions of teacher evaluation.