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As states grab Race to the Top Funds, teachers bear the brunt of hurried implementation of new teacher evaluation systems.
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LAUSD ordered to use student achievement in judging teachers - Los Angeles Times

LAUSD ordered to use student achievement in judging teachers - Los Angeles Times | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
abc7.comLAUSD ordered to use student achievement in judging teachersLos Angeles TimesOver the objections of teachers and administrators groups, the Los Angeles Unified School District was ordered Tuesday to use students' academic achievement in...
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Teacher scores likely to remain private in Tennessee

Teacher scores likely to remain private in Tennessee | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
The Tennessee House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to keep teacher evaluation scores out of the public eye, sending the bill to Gov. Bill Haslam to sign barely four weeks after the effort began.
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Teaching evaluation and moral hazard | The Rukuku Blog

Teaching evaluation and moral hazard | The Rukuku Blog | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Following New York's recent release of teacher rankings, the chatter in the education community has once again focused upon an old question: is it wise to evaluate teachers based on student performance on standardized ...
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In Brooklyn, Hard-Working Teachers, Sabotaged When Student Test Scores Slip

In Brooklyn, Hard-Working Teachers, Sabotaged When Student Test Scores Slip | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
The fifth-grade teachers at a top school in the city received dismal numerical ratings, a consequence of the Education Department’s use of student test results to calculate the scores.
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For Teachers, Shame Is No Solution

For Teachers, Shame Is No Solution | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Publicly ranking teachers by name will not help them get better at their jobs or improve student learning.
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A Sound Deal on Teacher Evaluations

A Sound Deal on Teacher Evaluations | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
New York moved a step closer to carrying out the statewide teacher evaluation system it promised two years ago. Ending the impasse between unions and education officials will improve instruction.
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Malloy's teacher performance plan gets mixed grades - Stamford Advocate

Malloy's teacher performance plan gets mixed grades - Stamford Advocate | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Malloy's teacher performance plan gets mixed gradesStamford AdvocateThe part that would overhaul how teachers are trained, evaluated and dismissed if they don't perform was subject to an afternoon-long public hearing that drew a speaking list of...
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Dear Michelle Rhee: About that teacher evaluation study

Dear Michelle Rhee: About that teacher evaluation study | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Rhee’s commentary in Education Week on a big value-added teacher evaluation study is based on faulty premises. (#Harvard Let's look at the whole picture!
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States Address Problems With Teacher Evaluations

States Address Problems With Teacher Evaluations | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Officials in states like Tennessee who are testing new teacher evaluation systems required by the Obama administration are struggling with problems philosophical and logistical.
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Greg Johnson: Montgomery right on target about teacher evaluations - Knoxville News Sentinel

Greg Johnson: Montgomery right on target about teacher evaluations - Knoxville News Sentinel | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Nooga.comGreg Johnson: Montgomery right on target about teacher evaluationsKnoxville News SentinelBy Greg Johnson A report on Tennessee's innovative teacher evaluation system released this week by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education, an...
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‘Creative ... motivating’ and fired

‘Creative ... motivating’ and fired | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
How did an effusively praised young teacher lose her DCPS job? Test scores didn’t hit expectations.
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SOCRATES FAILS TEACHER EVALUATION

SOCRATES FAILS TEACHER EVALUATION | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
by Heidi Hayes Jacobs         www.curriculum21.com    So, it came down to one day, one test, at the Acropolis as the young men of Athens took out their #2 chisels to… (SOCRATES FAILS TEACHER EVALUATION http://t.co/6pprl6ED...
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Bloomberg: The courts made us release teacher rankings 

Bloomberg: The courts made us release teacher rankings  | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Mayor Bloomberg said the courts are responsible for Friday’s controversial release of rankings for thousands of city teachers -- and said failing instructors would be given a chance to improve or booted.
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Why The New York Times Is Asking Me To Validate Myself | The Jose Vilson

Why The New York Times Is Asking Me To Validate Myself | The Jose Vilson | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Not sure if you've heard, but, against their own wishes -ahem-, the NYC Department of Education is releasing their infamous Teacher Data Reports, a set of...
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A Sociological Eye on Education | Rigor mortis

A Sociological Eye on Education | Rigor mortis | Teacher Evaluation in the News | Scoop.it
Is the meaning of "rigor" getting lost in the teacher-evaluation debate?
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Principals' opposition to teacher evaluation grows

Eighteen high school principals from northern Westchester and Putnam counties have joined the growing ranks of school administrators who are publicly opposing the state's new teacher evaluation system.
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