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.
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March 11, 2016
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.
December 10, 2015
The change to the Title II program will benefit Southern states, while Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania, among others, will see their allocations shrink.
December 08, 2015
A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.
November 24, 2015
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November 04, 2015
A new "state of the states" report by NCTQ makes the case that evaluations through test scores are already part of the picture in most states.
October 26, 2015
But there's still a lot of uncertainty about just what the final rule will look like.
October 05, 2015
A host of familiar names are among the winners of a more than $50 million competitive-grant program focusing on teacher professional development.
October 03, 2015
The endorsement comes despite serious misgivings from some affiliates, who were hoping a slower endorsement process would give the union more time to extract more policy promises from Clinton.