A group of Los Angeles parents are threatening to sue the school district unless it begins to conduct teacher evaluations that comply with state law.
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November 01, 2011
October 26, 2011
A new study from the National Council on Teacher Quality examines the "changing landscape" of teacher-evaluation policies across the states.
October 18, 2011
The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers both quickly praised the change, as did Republicans.
September 26, 2011
Three groups recently released briefs on teacher evaluation systems.
September 13, 2011
The nonprofit manager of a school-reform program is expanding its work to include teacher-evaluation technical assistance.
July 15, 2011
The District of Columbia plans to give raises and bonuses to more than 600 teachers and dismiss some 200 others based primarily on data generated by its teacher-evaluation system, officials announced today.
July 05, 2011
I've been getting lots of queries about the NEA's new teacher-evaluation policy, and the best way to address this is to list some of the common assertions I'm reading out there and to try to parse their "truthiness." Without further ado: The policy statement adds nothing new to NEA's position on e...
July 04, 2011
NEA affiliates can in theory but not yet in practice use test scores as part of a teacher's evaluation.
June 16, 2011
Lawmakers passed a series of technical changes to Illinois' teacher-evaluation bill to secure union support.
June 07, 2011
A teacher-effectiveness industry of sorts appears to be rapidly developing, thanks to the Race to the Top and other policy efforts. The latest sign of this interesting phenomenon comes from an Atlanta Journal-Constitution story reporting that Georgia will spend $750,000 on a contract to hire an ex...