NEA shift on teacher evaluations mimics Massachusetts

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July 6, 2011
Boston Globe    
Posted in News, PND News

"A new policy from the country’s largest teachers’ union affirming for the first time that student achievement must be a factor in evaluating teachers validates the controversial evaluation criteria approved in Massachusetts last week, local education officials say. The National Education Association, with more than 3.2 million members, passed its new policy Monday at its annual representative assembly in Chicago." [editor's note: Take it from one who has seen (and in some cases offered feedback on) the current level of student testing ... this is a mixed blessing at best - SAT] (07/06/11)  

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