Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 10:31pm
Teachers and principals' own report cards are getting a lot more attention. The way educators are evaluated is changing across the country, with a switch from routine "satisfactory" ratings to actual proof that students are learning.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 3:57pm
Smaller schools? More charters? Those are yesterday's headlines in the world of school reform. The hot-button topic now is the inclusion of student test scores in teacher evaluations. Yet as school administrators and the teachers union battle it out in current contract negotiations in Los Angeles, who would have guessed that state law addressed this issue long ago?
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 4:23pm
Parents of school-age children in Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield should know that the Virginia Association of School Superintendents have presented their Blueprint for the Future of Public Education to the State board of Education.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 5:57pm
Michigan's superintendent of public instruction said he doesn't plan to yank teachers' licenses for poor ratings on their annual evaluations, despite language in proposed rules that would make that possible.