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Feedback is fundamental

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Measuring up: New study identifies districts and states that are seeing results with teacher evaluation systems

Measuring up: New study identifies districts and states that are seeing results with teacher evaluation systems

Teacher evaluation systems, when implemented well, are coinciding with real and measurable benefits for students and teachers alike.

Adjusting, not abandoning, teacher eval

Adjusting, not abandoning, teacher eval

There are new teacher evaluation systems that show substantial promise, but as with any systemic effort, we need to watch...

State ESSA plan whack-a-mole

State ESSA plan whack-a-mole

Ever play the carnival game of whack-a-mole? Every time you smash one mole back into its hole, two more pop...

How principals can change the culture around teacher evaluations

How principals can change the culture around teacher evaluations

Imagine a test where the only grades a student could earn were A or A-. Envision an update to Yelp...

Florida Districts Fall Short In Implementing Performance Pay

Florida Districts Fall Short In Implementing Performance Pay

In 2011, Florida's legislature passed an ambitious performance pay policy that requires districts to pay their most effective teachers the...

State ESSA plans on educator equity a real mixed bag

There has been substantial media attention recently regarding states' Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans, much of which has focused...