Kentucky considers standardizing evaluation of teachers and principals

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Thursday, February 6, 2014

Kentucky has as many teacher and principal evaluation systems as there are school districts, state education officials said Wednesday.

That would change under a proposed regulation, under development for four years, that would hold educators accountable in new and consistent ways statewide. The Kentucky Board of Education discussed the regulation at a meeting in Frankfort. The board will hold a work session in April before voting on the regulation.

The vision for the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System calls for evaluation through observation by peers and supervisors, students' performance, and evaluations by students themselves.

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