Spotlight on Governor Cuomo’s proposal for NY State’s Teacher Evaluation System: Governor Cuomo has proposed changes to the newly instituted Teacher Evaluation System that many principals, teachers, and parents have serious concerns about. As a school we want to respect all opinions, and our goal in sharing this information is to educate parents, since many parents are not aware of the Governor’s proposal. Read the following articles to learn more about the details. Note: There is also a link to a piece on alternative forms of accountability to standardized testing.
Why Cuomo’s school reform plans would make teaching a very high risk career choice
Cuomo: Emphasize test scores heavily in teacher evaluations (Capital NY)/a>
Cuomo Cites School Crisis in New York: Data Suggests Otherwise
The Alternatives to Standardized Testing (WNYC)