The professional-development implications of a K-12 system that deems all teachers to be effective or better.
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February 12, 2013
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.
November 15, 2012
Newark teachers approved a contract that overhauls pay and evaluation systems.
November 07, 2012
Unions were among the big winners in several teacher-policy-related ballot referendums on tickets last night.
October 25, 2012
"Value added" gauges of teacher performance at the middle and high school level seem prone to certain kinds of bias.
October 11, 2012
In response to complaints, the Denver district is revising language in its teacher-evaluation system that described a "distinguished" teacher as one who "encourages students to challenge and question the dominant culture" and "take social action to change/improve society or work for social justice,"...
September 27, 2012
Nearly all Michigan teachers from a sample of districts scored a rating of "effective" or higher on evaluations in 2011-12.