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Dr. Ball explains the Three Ratings system

Dr. Deborah Ball, chair of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness, speaks at a joint Education Committee hearing on September 11, 2013 regarding the recommendations on the Three Ratings system.

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Dr. Ball explains Teacher Evaluation Practice

Dr. Deborah Ball, chair of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness, speaks at a joint Education Committee hearing on September 11, 2013 regarding the recommendations on teacher evaluation practice.

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Joint Education Committee Hearing Presentation, Sept. 11

This presentation was given to the Joint Education Committee Hearing on Sept. 11, 2013 by Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball. 

It outlines the work of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness and their final recommendations from the Summer of...

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Board Urges Adoption Of Full Educator Evaluation System

The recommendations of the Council on Educator Effectiveness are set to begin their travel through the legislative process on Wednesday, and the State Board of Education is urging the Legislature to adopt the recommendations as offered. 

In a...

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Radio Interview: Council member David Vensel on WKAR

Evaluating teacher effectiveness in Michigan

In two weeks, Michigan legislators will begin hearings on how to improve teacher evaluations in the state. They’ll consider a new plan submitted recently by the Michigan Council on Educator...

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Op-Ed: Teacher evaluations can't be an unfunded mandate

Professional educators know all too well the shortcomings of the current process of evaluating their work. It is a system frequently lacking in consistency. While in some districts it’s done well, in others it’s not.

As part of Michigan’s teacher...

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Chat Replay: What's next for teacher evaluations

Learn more about a proposal the Michigan Legislature is expected to consider this fall to implement a statewide teacher evaluation process.

Here are our experts who answered the public's questions:
- Deborah Loewenberg Ball, dean of the School of...

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