Teacher evaluations have been a hot topic of discussion on the state and national stage for several years.
While Washington legislators and educators are discussing how to implement a data-and-observation-based evaluation models, other districts in the country have already started new systems.
Washington, D.C. has been at the front of evaluation movement the last couple years, with people both criticizing and applauding the changes.
The Washington Post ran a story today that examines the D.C. evaluation system. Washington Post reporter Stephanie McCrummen had the chance to sit-in on a teacher evaluation and provides an interesting view of the strengths and weaknesses of new ways to grade teachers.
To read the story, click here. What are your thoughts?