Nev. seeks to "get it right" on teacher evaluations

12/24/2012 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Under a new system for evaluating teachers in Nevada, most teachers there will be assessed based in part on the work of other teachers, because not all subjects and grade levels are represented on state exams. Despite this challenge, Super­intendent of Public Instruction James Guthrie said he is working to make Nevada the first state to "get it right" when it comes to teacher evaluations, referencing problems experienced with reforms in Texas and Florida.

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