Teacher evaluation http://kplu.org en McKenna, Inslee together on teacher evaluation law http://kplu.org/post/mckenna-inslee-together-teacher-evaluation-law <p>Gubernatorial candidates Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee are praising a new law that passed the state Legislature this year making evaluations a part of how teachers are judged.</p><p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:24:22 +0000 The Associated Press 4598 at http://kplu.org Governor signs bill revamping teacher evaluations http://kplu.org/post/governor-signs-bill-revamping-teacher-evaluations <p>The governor has signed a measure that will add improvement in student test scores to the list of things principals use to evaluate teachers.</p><div><p>The new law signed Thursday also changes the way principals are evaluated, adding teacher feedback as an element of their reviews.</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 21:00:44 +0000 The Associated Press 4378 at http://kplu.org New teacher evaluation system passes senate in Washington http://kplu.org/post/new-teacher-evaluation-system-passes-senate-washington OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington state senate has approved a new four-tier teacher evaluation system. The bill that passed Tuesday also creates a mechanism for firing under-performing teachers who don't improve.<p>School kids are graded A through F. But not teachers in Washington. For the most part they're still evaluated on a pass-fail system. But that's changing.<p>Several Washington school districts have been piloting a new four-tier teacher rating system. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 01:40:02 +0000 Austin Jenkins 4157 at http://kplu.org New teacher evaluation system passes senate in Washington