Students

Response To Wendy Lecker: The Solution to Failing Schools is Not to Do Nothing

Wendy Lecker, lawyer and sometimes columnist for Hearst Media Group went on yet another anti-Malloy tirade. This time she argues against the proposed changes to Connecticut’s teacher evaluation system. As usual, Lecker attacks but offers no solutions of her own. In fact, she suggests we just get rid of the teacher evaluation system altogether. Great… Continue reading Response To Wendy Lecker: The Solution to Failing Schools is Not to Do Nothing

Reform · Standards

UConn Study Gives High Marks to New Teacher Evaluation System

A University of Connecticut report released this week concluded the state’s new teacher evaluation system could improve student performance and teacher practices. The new evaluation model, or SEED (System for Educator Evaluation), was piloted in 14 districts last year and has been expanded state-wide as of this September. The new model relies on several factors,… Continue reading UConn Study Gives High Marks to New Teacher Evaluation System