Evaluation changes are needed, say 3 L.A. teachers ahead of vote

01/29/2012 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Teachers in Los Angeles are expected to vote next month to advocate for a new teacher-evaluation system that would include the use of test scores in assessing teachers' effectiveness. Three teachers write in this piece that teachers overall favor a system that includes reliable data, attention to student progress over absolute scores, accountability for students, professional development for teachers and confidentiality of teachers' evaluations.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI