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Buffalo schools “seeking clarification” from state on evaluations side deal - Politics on the Hudson (blog)

Buffalo schools “seeking clarification” from state on evaluations side deal - Politics on the Hudson (blog) | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
Politics on the Hudson (blog) Buffalo schools “seeking clarification” from state on evaluations side deal Politics on the Hudson (blog) My staff and I have been in ongoing communication with New York State Education Department officials before,...
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Cuomo, NYSED: You MUST Use APPR To Fire Teachers

Cuomo, NYSED: You MUST Use APPR To Fire Teachers | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
Therefore they MUST use the APPR system to fire teachers the first year running, no matter how many problems arise in the system, or they will lose state funds. They sent a letter to the district stating just that in January: ...
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New teacher evaluations start to hurt students - Washington Post (blog)

New teacher evaluations start to hurt studentsWashington Post (blog)Regarding APPR, the state-imposed evaluation system, 81% regarded it as a tool of limited or no value for the evaluation of teachers.
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Vikki Coleman's curator insight, August 3, 2016 4:10 PM
I chose this article because evaluations are useful tools that unfortunately can have adverse side effects.

I hope that administrators will begin to reshape the way new teachers are evaluated, and  encourage new teachers to stay with students.
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Children should not be a number.: What OPT OUT is not.

Children should not be a number.: What OPT OUT is not. | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
The latest policies such as Common Core and APPR teacher evaluations in New York State will lead to an explosion of high-stakes standardized tests. The time devoted to testing and test preparation will grow to previously ...
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Schools Aren’t the Only Reason Test Scores Change | National Education Policy Center

Schools Aren’t the Only Reason Test Scores Change | National Education Policy Center | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
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The Gates Foundation Writes: How Do We Consider Evidence of Student Learning in Teacher Evaluation?

The Gates Foundation Writes: How Do We Consider Evidence of Student Learning in Teacher Evaluation? | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
Anthony Cody spent 24 years working in Oakland schools, 18 of them as a science teacher at a high needs middle school. He is National Board certified, and now leads workshops with teachers focused on Project Based Learning.
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State exams test patience of parents, teachers - liherald.com

State exams test patience of parents, teachers - liherald.com | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
liherald.com State exams test patience of parents, teachers liherald.com Under the new Annual Professional Performance Review plans, commonly known as APPR, a teacher's performance is tied into student test scores for the first time this year.
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School official: New assessments are 'a nightmare'' - OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

School official: New assessments are 'a nightmare'' - OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
OBSERVER-REVIEW.COMSchool official: New assessments are 'a nightmare''OBSERVER-REVIEW.COMThese assessments, and an overhaul of staff evaluations, are all part of New York State's new annual professional performance review (APPR), which is effective...
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Mulgrew Brags About UFT Role In Using Test Scores In APPR System

Mulgrew Brags About UFT Role In Using Test Scores In APPR System | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
This teacher growth score is one of the parts of the New York State APPR system that was implemented last year in a rushed manner against the very public objection of over one-third of the New York State principals along ...
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Expert: Teachers unions can help 'build a better car' to improve schools ... - MLive.com

Expert: Teachers unions can help 'build a better car' to improve schools ... - MLive.com | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
MLive.comExpert: Teachers unions can help 'build a better car' to improve schools ...MLive.comEric Hanushek, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, said improved teacher evaluations can be used as a tool to improve the...
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Thomas: Linking teacher pay to test scores helps no one - Editorial Columns - TheState.com

Starting in the early 1980s, education reform focused on increasing expectations for students by establishing state standards and graduation requirements that included high-stakes exit exams.
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Rhee’s teacher evaluation system is revised — but is it improved?

Rhee’s teacher evaluation system is revised — but is it improved? | New Teacher Evaluations | Scoop.it
Under Rhee, 50 percent of teachers’ evaluations were based on standardized test scores. Is 35 percent any better?
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