Tony Bennett was slated to resign as Florida's education commissioner on Aug. 1, following stories about Indiana's A-F system in 2012.
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August 01, 2013
July 31, 2013
A document published by the Associated Press might reveal how Indiana officials altered the state's A-F accountability system in September 2012.
July 31, 2013
Questions remain about actions by Indiana K-12 chief Tony Bennett regarding the state's A-F accountability system and an Indianapolis charter school in 2012.
July 30, 2013
Florida Commissioner of Education Tony Bennett defends his actions while serving as Indiana's K-12 chief regarding the changing of A-F school grades in 2012.
July 29, 2013
Emails obtained by the Associated Press show former Indiana K-12 chief Tony Bennett pushing to change the state's accountability system after seeing one school's mediocre performance.
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
July 20, 2013
The amendment to the Student Success Act, the U.S. House re-authorization bill for ESEA, prohibits the federal government from mandating teacher evaluations. This should be applauded because the federal government has no business telling local employers how to evaluate their employees.
July 18, 2013
Marc Tucker discusses the role of teacher evaluations in an effective teacher quality management system.
July 16, 2013
The Florida State Board approved a relaxation of the state's A-F accountability system at the behest of state K-12 chief Tony Bennett.
July 12, 2013
California schools and districts will have to track academic achievement of students in foster care as a separate accountability subgroup.