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Educational Forms, Formal Education

Clear communication critical to maximize teacher eval effectiveness

February 4, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A national effort has been underway to make teacher evaluations more effective even though the Every Student Succeeds Act leaves the design of those systems up to states and districts. Some rating systems now indicate levels such as “developing” or […]


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States are questioning teacher evaluation systems

October 14, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Since the 2015 passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a large number of states have backed away from recently enacted policies that were designed to breathe new life into moribund teacher and principal evaluation systems, according to new […]


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Report: States ‘retreat’ from including student test results in principal, teacher evaluations

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Following No Child Left Behind’s strict requirements for education accountability systems, ESSA returned much of the control to the states. In addition to legal challenges over linking test scores to teacher evaluation results, education researchers also raised questions about the […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

High-quality teachers significantly boost student attendance

June 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The trend in teacher evaluation in recent years has focused on how educators improve students’ academic performance through test scores. But this method often doesn’t take into consideration that some teachers have more difficult students than others, or that not […]