America’s educational system

State’s Evaluation Models Show Need for Consensus in Teacher Evaluations

A recent report shows that Indiana teachers are being graded based on nearly 250 employee evaluation models. Districts can choose one of the teacher evaluation models they wish to use, although there’s evidence that they can vary widely. As a result,...
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How to Create a More Positive Experience with Teacher Evaluations

With a few exceptions, employees in every industry undergo performance evaluations in some form or another — with the process ranging from quarterly to annually; informal 30-minute feedback sessions or lengthy meetings requiring employees and their...
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State Releases Teacher Evaluation Scores Without Revealing Names

It’s been more than 5 years since the Los Angeles Times published a database that allowed the public to review employee evaluation ratings for all elementary teachers in the city’s school district. The database stirred up plenty of controversy because...
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Contentious Debate Can Give Way to an Agreement on Teacher Evaluations

With teacher evaluations generating heated debates, lawsuits and political battles that show no signs of ceasing, one of the nation’s largest school districts finally came to an agreement on the whole process. And it appears to be an agreement that...
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What Do Teachers Have to Say About Evaluations?

With experts across the country debating what it takes to create a successful teacher evaluation system, teachers are making their voices heard about the process. According to the Network for Public Education, teachers consider test-based teacher evaluations...
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