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.
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September 18, 2013
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.
August 23, 2013
Teacher evaluation revisions have hit the bricks yet again in the Los Angeles district.
August 21, 2013
Two national polls released this week come to different conclusions about whether the public supports incorporating standardized test scores into teachers' evaluations.
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.