Tag Archive: teacher evaluation


On your marks: States are starting to test teachers

November 9, 2013
The Economist

UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the weaknesses of current models of teacher evaluation as states push rapidly towards greater accountability. 

Chicago Teachers See Value in New Evaluations, But Eschew Test Scores

September 18, 2013
Education Week

UChicago CCSR's new study finds over three quarters of CPS teachers found the revamped teacher evaluations supported their professional growth, though concerns over test scores remain. 

New teacher evaluations get positive reviews

September 18, 2013
Catalyst Chicago

Sue Sporte weighs in on UChicago CCSR's new study on CPS teacher evaluations, finding educator support for the new system but concerns over school capacity and test scores.

Non-tenured CPS teachers rated under new system

September 18, 2013
Chicago Tribune

CPS releases new, more rigorous teacher evaluations as UChicago CCSR's newest report finds most teachers believe the process encouraged professional growth. 

Politico: Morning Education Report Roll Call

September 18, 2013
Politico

Politico cites the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research's new report on CPS teacher evaluations and widespread teacher support. 

New teacher ratings not dramatically different

September 18, 2013
WBEZ

New CPS teacher evaluations show greater skill variance among teachers, as UChicago CCSR finds most Chicago educators believe the new system encourages professional growth.

Editorial: Better than a meaningless teacher checklist

September 18, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times

An editorial looks at UChicago CCSR's new study on Chicago's revamped teacher evaluations, finding potential in educators' overall support for the new system. 

New CPS teacher evaluations: Mixed reviews from CEO, principals, teachers

September 18, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times

UChicago CCSR's Sue Sporte weighs in on a new study on CPS teacher evaluations, finding majority support and some remaining concerns from Chicago's educators.

Will New Teacher Evaluations Help or Hurt Chicago's Schools?

April 30, 2013
The Atlantic

Sue Sporte comments as the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research continues to survey teachers and principals about new teacher evaluations.

The Messy Debate of Teacher Evaluations

Timothy Knowles on Chicago Tonight Discussing Teacher Evaluation/Chicago Strike
September 11, 2012

Tim Knowles, UEI director, discusses why teacher evaluation is hot button issue in CTU/CPS negotiations.

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