The study also found that male teachers receive low ratings more often than female teachers.
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January 24, 2019
The New York state legislature passed a bill that would make the use of state test scores in these evaluations optional, leaving the decision up to districts and making it subject to collective bargaining.
October 23, 2018
Teachers' impact on non-cognitive, or social-emotional, skills is more predictive of students' long-term success than their impact on test scores, the study found.
October 11, 2018
Teacher-evaluation reforms in places like New Mexico, Tennessee, Denver, and the District of Columbia have paid off, says the National Council on Teacher Quality.
July 09, 2018
A new national survey by the RAND Corporation sheds some light on how teachers value feedback and classroom observations in evaluation systems.
March 06, 2018
An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found.
February 15, 2018
The Gates Foundation is redirecting its financial backing away from teacher evaluation overhaul efforts to more "locally-driven solutions."
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.
November 01, 2017
Decisions about what elements to include in a teacher evaluation system, such as value-added measures, and how much weight to give them can have significant impacts on who is deemed proficient, according to a new study.
October 26, 2017
The Houston school district has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the teacher's union over the school system's controversial teacher evaluation system, which involved a secret algorithm.