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Teacher Evaluation: An Issue Overview

This overview covers teacher evaluation and includes information on teacher evaluation models, controversies surrounding the issue, research on teacher quality, and reform trends. It also includes definitions for collective bargaining and value-added models. (September 3, 2015)

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Teacher Evaluation: An Issue Overview

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02/03 02:52 pm | South Dakota Proposals Would Link Higher Teacher Pay to Staffing Ratios | The proposals, championed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard, would base funding for schools on a target teacher salary and teacher-pupil ratio, rather than per-pupil spenidng.

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02/06 11:00 pm | Now in Super Bowl 50, a Denver Broncos Player Remembers His Teacher's Doubts | Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and late night host Seth Meyers reflected this week on career advice from former teachers.

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While many factors are out of their control, teachers still have a responsibility to try to make students' time in the classroom as enjoyable and meaningful as possible, writes Justin Minkel.
February 2, 2016 - Teacher
A new survey of districts and charter groups shows expansion of school-based leader roles, but not enough responsibility to go with them.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
New international studies highlight the role of embedded professional-learning programs in school improvement.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
Through new offerings and partnerships, education schools are looking for ways to bring more prospects into the shortage field.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
Educators Rising, part of PDK International, provides resources and support to school leaders in an effort to build stronger local pipelines of future educators.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
Advocates say more targeted recruitment efforts are needed to boost the representation of Asian-American and Pacific Islander teachers in schools.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
For big-city districts, Puerto Rico and Spain have becoming recruiting hot spots amid a shortage of teachers for dual-immersion and English-as-a-second-language programs.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
With his co-authors, Doug Lemov seeks to blend best practice and research in a new book on teaching reading in a common-core era.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
Among other new initiatives, the famously protective organization has quietly begun devolving more authority to its 52 regions, some of which are pushing the boundaries of the group's model.
January 15, 2016 - Education Week
A number of TFA's regions are experimenting with strategies for extending corps members' tenure in teaching beyond two years.
January 15, 2016 - Education Week

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