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New York Teacher Evaluations

Wanting 'More' From the United Federation of Teachers: A Profile of Jia Lee

Yohuru Williams | Posted 03.09.2016 | Education
Yohuru Williams

In her bid to become UFT president, Lee says she represents a large, but mostly silent body of teachers who remain frustrated with the union for not challenging damaging education polices.

Highly Rated Teachers, Low Performing Students

George Rand | Posted 11.29.2014 | New York
George Rand

Critics viewed with disbelief the recent data from the state Education Department that showed that fewer than four-tenths of one percent of Long Island teachers are rated "ineffective."

Districts Face Roadblocks In Developing Teacher Evaluations

| Jackie Mader | Posted 04.01.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. School districts around the country are facing obstacles as they attemp...

NYC Schools Stand To Lose $450 Million As City, Union Bicker

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 01.17.2013 | Education

New York City stands to lose up to $450 million in funding as tense negotiations between the city and teachers union fell apart on an evaluation plan ...

Andrew Cuomo Unveils New York Education Agenda

Education Week, Bethesda, Md. | Andrew Ujifusa | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education

Expanding the amount of learning time for students and creating a new class of higher-paid "master teachers" are among the major changes New York stat...

City Scrubs Failing Teachers' Records If They Leave District

Posted 01.07.2013 | Education

Failing New York City teachers can have their poor ratings scrubbed from the record if they strike a deal with the city to quit or retire, according t...

NYC Teacher Evaluations Put On Blast

Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

About 10,500 New York City fourth- through eighth-grade teachers were to receive their evaluation scores through email Tuesday, but a computer error m...

Bloomberg: Schools Will 'Call Every Single Parent' For Teacher Ratings

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.25.2012 | Education

Parents of New York, beware: The mayor will be calling you. New York's state legislature passed a law Thursday that would prevent school districts ...

The Worst 8th Grade Math Teacher In New York City

| Aaron Pallas | Posted 05.16.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's A Sociological Eye on Education blog. For 10 months, Carolyn Abbott waited for the other...

New York Publicly Releases Individual Teacher Ratings Amid Controversy

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 04.25.2012 | Education

The New York City Department of Education released today a list of individual ratings of thousands of the city's schoolteachers, a move that concludes...