Teacher evaluations to move beyond pass, fail
| Mar 15, 2011
While their students can earn anything from an A to an F for their school performance, nearly every American teacher gets one of two grades — unsatisfactory or meets expectations — and almost all earn a passing grade.
That is about to change in Washington and many other states where more nuanced teacher evaluation systems are being developed, at least partly in response to the federal Race to the Top competition for school dollars. To learn more about the change in teacher evaluations, read the full article by Donna Gordon Blankinship in the News section of The Bellingham Herald online.