Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Legislators Are Against Making Teacher Evaluations Public… Except When They Aren’t in Parent Trigger | Scathing Purple Musings

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Legislators Are Against Making Teacher Evaluations Public… Except When They Aren’t in Parent Trigger

In a curious story that largely sailed under the radar, the Florida Times-Union has sued the Florida Department of Education to make value-added data from SB736 public. The Florida Education Association has joined the FLDOE in opposition. The Florida legislature has weighed in. Topher Sanders reports in the Times-Union:
About a week after an appeals court agreed to hear the Times-Union’s lawsuit to obtain the state’s value-added teacher data, a bill aimed at exempting the data from the public has been filed in the Legislature.
House Bill 7161 was filed Monday by Rep. Janet Adkins, R-Fernandina Beach.
Adkins said she believed the Legislature intended there to be an exemption.
“This is really, in my opinion, consistent with the position of the Legislature when [it] passed the 

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