The positions taken by NYSUT represent a major new development in the nationwide battle over Common Core, high-stakes testing, Race to the Top, and newly mandated teacher evaluation systems.
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Is Common Core required? Are teachers being evaluated based on Common Core? What does a Common Core/Danielson lesson plan look like? The answers to these questions are both simple and complicated.
Teachers are being told that while there is no official lesson plan design, they better follow the recommended one if they expect to pass the upcoming evaluations.
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