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Grading the teachers: Performance to be tied to student achievement
WESTBY — Alyssa Lammers teaches her English classes knowing at any moment she might get a visit from the principal. Five-minute drop-ins. A surprise 45-minute observation. All to make sure Lammer’s si... read more
Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?
Teacher effectiveness can only be measured by how they support their students’ achievement ... for teaching based on their teaching performance and teaching degree results. read more
‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.’ Why Some Boys Can Keep Up With Girls in School.
For them, the gender achievement ... uses grades, which, unlike test scores, are influenced by teachers’ subjective assessments of students. Yet the results fit with other research that shows the effe... read more
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Former SALTech teachers question student performance, administration
LaRoche disputes the state's figures, saying it's more appropriate to measure the graduation rates of seniors who are doing 12th grade ... teaching license is tied up." Robinson, the former math teach... read more
Canyons School Board asks state school board for more time to turn around Midvale Elementary
includes two achievement coaches and 14 teaching assistants. The school is using a two-teacher model that allows and encourages educators to teach to their strengths. For example, one teacher can teac... read more
Guilford school system tries new approach to help students at struggling schools
As a multi-classroom leader working with nine English teachers, Ekwem-Thorpe is part of a new experiment for Guilford County Schools — one that rearranges some school staffing roles in an attempt to b... 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 st... read more
Montgomery County Public schools addresses grade inflation concerns from policy changes
... College to asses if grades could be a good indicator for student achievement, compared other college course placement exams. "For these students, the grades assigned by their teacher have been a b... read more
CUSD Extends Kindergarten to Full Day
“Both CUSD and the Capistrano Unified Education Association recognize the benefits in partnering to enhance student academic and social achievement ... student performance and help ensure that student... read more
Should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?
Teacher effectiveness can only be measured by how they support their students’ achievement. A new teacher needs job ... teacher’s suitability for teaching based on their teaching performance and teach... read more