N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation StandardsThe New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.
Court Blocks New York From Withholding Aid To NYC SchoolsIn granting a preliminary injunction, state Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez said a lawsuit brought by a group of parents challenging the penalty has merit.
Gov. Cuomo Confident Of Teacher Evaluation Deal By DeadlineAfter such a framework is created, school districts will have one year to negotiate local union agreements on specific evaluations for their teachers or face school aid cuts.
Gov. Cuomo Amps Up Pressure On Teachers, LegislatureTaking on the state's traditionally powerful teachers unions, Cuomo threatened to impose tougher job evaluations Feb. 16 if the unions continue to, as he put it, block progress.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Budget, Proposes Major Pension & School ReformsGovernor Cuomo is trying to use state money in a carrot and stick approach to get major and long overdue reforms.
Gov. Christie Calls For Peer Teacher EvaluationsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to empower teachers and liberate them, he says, from the bullies who run their union.
Christie Names Teacher Evaluation Task ForceNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has appointed a nine-member task force that will recommend changes in the way public school teachers are evaluated.
Teachers Union Fighting Against Controversial EvaluationUnited Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is trying to stop education Chancellor Joel Klein from releasing a controversial teacher evaluation.