While most states have spent 2016 reducing the weight placed on student test scores in teacher evaluations, New Jersey has decided to triple it.
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September 01, 2016
August 02, 2016
A variety of teacher-policy groups want stronger PD guidance in the upcoming regulations under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 18, 2016
At the American Federation of Teachers convention, the Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee spoke about the recent spate of violence in America, while reiterating her positions on K-12 education.
July 14, 2016
The House is eyeing a $400 million cut to the teacher-quality program in ESSA.
April 13, 2016
ESSA revised the $2 billion Title II teacher-quality program. Here's what you need to know about the changes.
March 31, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education is inviting additional comment on its long-delayed teacher-preparation proposal—this time, on how to apply the regulations to online teacher preparation programs.
March 31, 2016
Teacher-salary comparability isn't one of the allowable topics in ESSA rulemaking, but that's not stopping the topic from cropping up in the negotiations.
March 11, 2016
Lawmakers across the South, home to some of the nation's most test score-centric teacher-evaluation systems, are rethinking the weight placed on value-added measures.
March 01, 2016
But teacher-evaluation systems should prioritize professional development, not merely accountability and test scores, they said.
February 12, 2016
Teacher professional development and pay are tenets of a proposed $1 billion federal program, but Congress hasn't funded earlier iterations.