Teacher Evaluation Pilot Hints at Strengths, Weaknesses

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More than nine out of 10 of Colorado teachers evaluated during a pilot test of the state’s educator effectiveness were rated proficient or higher on the system’s five-step rating scale. But teachers performed less well on content knowledge and facilitating learning, the two professional standards most directing related to student achievement. On those standards, 87 percent of teachers were rated proficient or higher. And on one element of content knowledge, literacy development, only two-thirds of teachers received proficient ratings or better.The article is in EdNews Colorado.



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