What the Every Student Succeeds Act means for teacher evaluations
from By: Cait Harrison
From Sept. 1:
For decades, the system for evaluating K-12 teachers has relied primarily on two things: observation and test scores. But under the Every Student Succeeds Act, that could be changing. The new law will allow districts to use other kinds of evaluation measures including coaching and mentoring, said Anne Udall, executive vice president of program strategy at New Teacher Center, a nonprofit that aims to improve teacher effectiveness.
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