States introduce new teacher evaluations to qualify for aid

10/16/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

New teacher-evaluation policies have gone into effect in 36 states and the District of Columbia as schools seek to qualify for more federal aid. In Colorado, a new evaluation policy will rate teachers on students scores on a variety of tests as well as classroom observation grades, which some say can help teachers improve. While such systems can be more stable and reliable, Linda Darling-Hammond, an education professor at Stanford University, said the key is to "create systems that are manageable, doable and not overwhelming."

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