Tenn. teachers union is wary of new evaluation system

The Tennessee teachers union is questioning the logic of new state laws that will base teacher evaluations on factors such as observations and student test scores. The union argues that individual differences in students make the tests a poor metric, and that it's unclear how teachers of subjects that don't fall under the testing program will be evaluated. Tennessee officials are working to develop a measurement system for those teachers and are trying to ease concerns about the evaluation program by answering questions online.

View Full Article in:

Tennessean (Nashville) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Consultant - Los Angeles, CA (Full-time)
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA
Senior Turnaround Consultant (Job ID: 8274)
American Institutes of Research
Chicago, IL
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC