How teaching practices are observed and evaluated can determine whether teachers shift to deeper learning approaches.
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August 29, 2014
August 26, 2014
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
August 25, 2014
Washington state lost its waiver because it lacks a law tying student test scores to teacher evaluations, but now federal officials are delaying that requirement for waiver states that need more time.
August 21, 2014
U.S. Education Secretary identifies bad tests, and too much testing, as key problems, but doesn't provide details yet on what the department might do about them.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for K-12 addresses the promise and pitfalls of the No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
August 15, 2014
NYSUT opted not to endorse Cuomo or any other candidate for the 2014 governor's race.
August 12, 2014
In her bid to unseat Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker, what positions is Democrat Mary Burke taking on key K-12 issues?
August 12, 2014
Alexander and Kline are curious about the reasoning behind the department's seemingly schizophrenic approach to the teacher evaluation portion of the waivers
August 07, 2014
August is a great time to take a deep dive into Head Start, extended learning time, and peer-reviewed assessments.
July 29, 2014
At the time Race the Top was first rolled out, some researchers noted that many of the policies it favored, especially boosting charter and evaluating teachers based on test scores, didn't have a strong scientific base to back them up.