A new focus on getting teacher investment in new evaluation systems seems promising—but is it too little, too late?
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October 21, 2014
October 09, 2014
Six additional states have now seen their No Child Left Behind waivers extended through the end of this school year, including Arizona, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, Rhode Island and Utah.
October 07, 2014
Tripod, perhaps best known for its work on student surveys for a Gates foundation study of teacher effectiveness, announced this week it will provide free surveys to teachers.
September 29, 2014
New Mexico is the latest state to face legal action over its teacher-evaluation plan.
September 12, 2014
Two suits taking aim at the Empire State's rules for granting teachers tenure and dismissing them will be combined.
September 11, 2014
Dylan Wiliam on creating a school environment in which teachers are both motivated to continuously improve their practice and supported as they do so.
September 10, 2014
Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.
September 08, 2014
It is deeply misguided to believe that those skills alone make a great teacher.
September 07, 2014
The standards are new. The evaluation systems are new. Everyone has to learn something. Now even those who put them in place in the first place are rethinking the accountability timeline.
September 05, 2014
Unlike many states who have received waiver extensions lately, the letters for both the Volunteer State and the nation's capitol have absolutely no caveats.