Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 1:44pm
Teacher preparation programs will have to raise admission standards and ensure graduates are boosting the achievement levels of elementary and high-school students to earn national accreditation, according to a revamp of the process adopted Thursday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 1:43pm
Standard for Success, customizable online educator evaluation and management software, will make its way into Indiana's Avon Community School Corporation this fall. The district joins more than 320 schools in nearly 60 Indiana districts that are adopting technology to create a more streamlined and efficient teacher evaluation process.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 12:00am
Historically, Pennsylvania teachers were rated solely on classroom observation. Beginning in 2013-14, a new state law requires half of the rating to be based on observation and half on student outcomes in all school districts.