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House education committee tackles school performance grades

House Bill 354 would change the makeup of the school performance grades. Currently, they are comprised of a formula that includes 80 percent academic achievement and ... place … is unfair to the ... read more

Report: Zero Change in Student Achievement Gap over 50-Year Period

There have been steady gains in student achievement up to the eighth-grade level, but the gains don't translate ... whit over the almost half century that we have been able to track performance. The ... read more

New teachers often get the students who are furthest behind — and that’s a problem for both

The differences between the environments of new teachers and their more experienced teachers are generally small, but they appear to matter for both students and teachers. The tougher assignments hurt ... read more

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Florida Teacher Evaluations Tied To Student Test Scores

So his value-added score will not come from his math teaching or his particular students. Instead, it will be tied to the FCAT reading ... program to come up with new ways to grade teachers and tie ... read more


Math achievement goal of state program

"We look forward to collaborating with the West Virginia Department of Education to provide meaningful, relevant, and sustainable professional development for teachers ... to elevate math achievement ... read more

Making the grade?: Philly public schools show signs of progress after dark days of closures and deficits

As a 12-year-old in seventh grade ... its benchmark for overall performance – rose for the third consecutive year to 42 percent in 2017-18 from 33 percent in 2014-15, indicating improvement in three ... read more

We need to make it easier for teachers of color to lead our classrooms

What if there were a relatively simple way to add more than 8,000 teachers of color to public schools to raise academic achievement ... for students to achieve high academic performance. read more

Teacher Absence as a Leading Indicator of Student Achievement

A school’s grade-level ... grained absence data tied carefully to other information, can ride on the coattails of data-intensive efforts currently underway to fold student achievement data into ... read more

Half of HISD teachers' ratings may be tied to student scores

The proposed changes, if approved by the school board, would put the Houston Independent School District among a small but growing number of districts nationwide emphasizing test scores when grading . ... read more

More California students may be banned from using cellphones at school under new bill

Last month, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School Board adopted a policy requiring children in grades K-5 to have cellphones turned off and stored out of sight during school hours, while older ... read more

Complex new Florida teacher evaluations tied to student test scores

So his value-added score will not come from his math teaching or his particular students. Instead, it will be tied to the FCAT reading ... program to come up with new ways to grade teachers and tie ... read more



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