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Grading Teachers

Fairfax Teachers Say They Will 'Cheat' On New Evaluations

Posted 11.08.2012 | Education

Teachers in Fairfax County, Va. say they are so confused and overwhelmed by the new system of teacher evaluations that they will resort to cheating, t...

Grading Schools or Grading Ourselves?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

We have been increasingly occupied in recent years with giving grades to schools and those who work in them. We ought to be grading ourselves as a nation and as a society.

Millions Spent On Improving Teachers, But Little Done To Make Sure It's Working

| Beth Fertig and Sarah Garland | Posted 06.04.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Helping struggling teachers improve has become a big concern–and a big business–across...

New Teacher Evaluation Systems In Tennessee Have Rough Road Ahead

| Sarah Garland | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. It is the first in a series in a collaboration between The Hechinger Report and Memphis Comme...

States Grading Teachers More Stringently, Using Numerous Measurements

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 01.17.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — Teachers and principals are worrying more about their own report cards these days. They're being graded on more than student test ...

Self-Grading And More: New Methods In Teacher Evaluation Gain Traction

Wausau Daily Herald | Keith Uhlig | Posted 11.19.2011 | Education

MOSINEE -- Last year, Mosinee Middle School social studies teacher Paul Nievinski chose a new evaluation process his school district offered for exper...

New Evaluation System Forces Out 34 Teachers

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. New Haven, CT -- New Haven's new method of grading teachers spurred low performers to imp...