teacher evaluations

Sheri Lederman claims the state's teacher evaluations are based on statistical flaws. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Teacher Clears Hurdle In Court Challenge Of Teacher Evaluations

A state Supreme Court judge agreed this week that Great Neck teacher Sheri Lederman showed she suffered personal injury from the “ineffective” job rating she received last year.

06/03/2015

A Long Island teacher is suing the state over its evaluation system. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Department Of Education Prepares To Announce Teacher Evaluation Recommendations

A first draft of the evaluation plan may be made public by May 18th, when the Board of Regents meets, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.

05/08/2015

A Long Island teacher is suing the state over its evaluation system. (Credit: CBS2)

State Board Of Regents Chancellor Pushes To Extend Deadline For Teacher Evaluations

A top New York education official says the state’s deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.

04/23/2015

Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYSUT President Reportedly Urging Parents To Boycott Common Core Exams

A slate of education reforms were part of the state budget passed in Albany, New York, Tuesday night, but teachers are not happy with the results.

04/01/2015

Teachers, parents and students gather outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office to protest his education reform plan. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo’s Education Reform Plan

The bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.

03/28/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Vetoes His Own Bill On Teacher Evaluations

New York’s largest teachers union accused Cuomo of reneging on an agreement that he announced in June.

12/30/2014

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Most New York Teachers Rated ‘Effective’ Despite Poor Student Test Scores

Nine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated effective or highly effective in the first year of state-mandated evaluations.

12/16/2014

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott addresses reporters in Brooklyn - April 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Chancellor Walcott Defends Harder State Standardized Tests

Lately there has been an uproar among parents in New York who are upset with state standardized tests they say are too hard for their children.

04/15/2013

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Deal Ensures New York Teacher Evaluation Systems Don’t Expire

Monday’s agreement addresses a concern at the center of an impasse between New York City and its teachers union that caused city schools to miss a deadline for adopting an evaluation plan.

03/25/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: NYC Must Press For ‘Real’ Teacher Evaluations

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the $250 million New York City schools stand to lose amid a standoff on teacher evaluations is important, but the city “cannot compromise on having a real evaluation system.”

02/22/2013

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City Issues Teacher Evaluation Goals Amid Threat Of More Lost Aid

The New York City Department of Education has issued a letter to state officials, outlining its teacher training and evaluation goals and the steps taken to put them into action.

02/11/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Threatens To Impose State Teacher Evaluation System On NYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can’t reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.

01/30/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jan. 22, 2013 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Skeptical About Deal On Teacher Evaluations

The deadline has already come and gone on inking a deal for teacher evaluations that could have gotten New York City $450 million in aid and grants.

01/23/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Rips UFT, Says City Won’t Sign ‘Fraud’ Teacher Evaluation Deal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered stinging criticism of the New York City teacher’s union Tuesday for “dragging their feet and throwing up roadblocks” during negotiations over teacher evaluations.

01/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and UFT President Michael Mulgrew (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Still Land $200 Million In Aid After State Education Commissioner Extends Teacher Evaluation Deadline

The deadline for an additional $200 million in grants was extended to February 15 by New York Education Commissioner John King Friday afternoon.

01/18/2013

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