Monday, June 17, 2013

Perdido Street School: 6% Of NYC Teachers Hit With "Ineffective" Rating On Test Scores

Perdido Street School: 6% Of NYC Teachers Hit With "Ineffective" Rating On Test Scores:

6% Of NYC Teachers Hit With "Ineffective" Rating On Test Scores

Here is the future:

Roughly 6 percent of city teachers were deemed ineffective last year based solely on their students’ scores on state math and reading tests, new city data shows.

The data stemmed from a trial-run of just one segment of a new teacher evaluation system that will be implemented at public schools here this fall.

That segment -- which only looks at state math or reading scores for students in grades 4 to 8 -- will only count for 20 percent of a teacher’s overall performance rating in 2013-14.

Local assessments and principal observations will count for the remaining 80 percent of teachers’ ratings.

The test-based reviews deemed twice as many teachers to be sub-par as the city’s current 

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