A pair of new reports outlines how districts can think about using revised teacher evaluation systems to improve the quality of the teaching force.
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January 24, 2012
January 19, 2012
As you may know, I'm tied up covering teacher-education rulemaking this morning. Fortunately, State EdWatch's Sean Cavanagh has some important news for you on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bold attempt to spur teacher-evaluation reform in the state by conditioning state aid on the finalization of s...
January 12, 2012
New York City schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott has lobbed the next volley in an escalating conflict with the teachers' union over a new evaluation system.
December 14, 2011
Teacher-training group TNTP plans to incorporate a student-feedback measure into the system it's developing to evaluate its teachers, becoming one of first organizations in the nation to use such measures formally.
November 23, 2011
Only five of the 11 states that have applied for ESEA waivers have a firm mechanism in place for implementing teacher-evaluation systems statewide, according to a review of the plans.
November 18, 2011
UTLA's president responds to an initiative by members to force a teacher-evaluation vote.
November 16, 2011
EdWeek unveils its new special report on labor-management collaboration.
November 16, 2011
Both a value-added method and a series of observations identified the same teachers as particularly high or low-performing under Chicago's teacher-evaluation pilot, a new study concludes.
November 01, 2011
A group of Los Angeles parents are threatening to sue the school district unless it begins to conduct teacher evaluations that comply with state law.
October 26, 2011
A new study from the National Council on Teacher Quality examines the "changing landscape" of teacher-evaluation policies across the states.