October 10-11, 2013

Recap: Assessing the Future of Teacher Evaluations

More than 50 reporters joined EWA for our seminar “More Than Scores: Assessing the Future of Teacher Evaluations,” held Oct. 10th and 11th at the University of Chicago. As always, we look forward to the coverage inspired by the event. So far, we know about the following stories:

Bridges Magazine
Building a Better Teacher series
Where should An Aspiring Teacher Go to College?
Becoming a Teacher: Too Often in Michigan, It’s Come One, Come All
Grading Teachers Is Proving Difficult For Principals
What Does Good Teaching Look Like? We’re About To Find Out

Few Teachers Across New York State Earned Low Ratings Last Year

New Haven Independent

Teachers Prepare To Evaluate Each Other

10-to-1 Contract Vote Buoys School Reform
City Balks At Students Helping To Grade Teachers

Victoria (Texas) Advocate

Pro-Con: Should Student Test Scores Be Tied to Teacher Evaluations?

(Sarasota, Fla.) Herald-Tribune
For Teachers, Grade Day Looms

We recorded many of the sessions at the teacher evaluations seminar. Missed a quote from a panel? Want to review a section to improve your grasp of the subject matter? These podcasts are free.

More Than Scores: Framing Remarks From Urban Education Institute Director Timothy Knowles

Teacher Evaluations and Equity: A National Overview

Chicago Perspective: A New Model for Teacher Evaluations in the Windy City

“Confessions of A Bad Teacher”: USA Today’s Greg Toppo interviews author John Owens.

Understanding and Using Value-Added Data

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